The Netherlands is one of the 27 member states of the European Union (EU). We work with our fellow member states to ensure a strong Union. EU member states can join forces in a wide variety of areas, including trade, security, agriculture and fisheries, and the environment and climate. The Netherlands influences EU policy in all these areas.
The State of the European Union 2021
Minister Blok offered the State of the European Union 2021 to the House of Representatives.
Why strong EU competition and state aid rules matter
11-11-2021 | 11:00
The European economy is at a crossroads. It is recovering from a pandemic and has embarked on two essential transitions: towards ...
How the Eurovision Song Contest brings the world closer together
20-05-2021 | 07:00
This year 39 countries have their eyes set on the Eurovision Song Contest title. But there’s something maybe even more important ...
International cooperation essential to the Netherlands’ security and prosperity
15-09-2020 | 15:16
The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated that our security and prosperity are directly dependant on global ...