The Netherlands is one of the 28 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.
Prime Minister to receive President of the European Council
20-06-2018 | 11:11
On Friday 22 June Prime Minister Mark Rutte will receive President of the European Council Donald Tusk for a working dinner at...
Prime Minister Rutte to speak in European Parliament
07-06-2018 | 16:30
On Wednesday 13 June, at the invitation of Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, Prime Minister Mark Rutte will...
Formal go-ahead for closer defence cooperation in EU
12-12-2017 | 13:02
The EU’s Foreign Affairs Council today officially decided to proceed with Permanent Structured Cooperation in defence (PESCO)....