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.
- The Netherlands: EU member state
- The Netherlands and developments within the EU
- The Netherlands and EU policy areas
- The Schengen countries
Migration crisis central issue of Dutch EU Presidency
Today the government sent a letter to the House of Representatives taking stock of the Netherlands’ term as holder of the...
Ploumen welcomes European Commission proposal on Canada trade deal
Foreign trade minister Lilianne Ploumen welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to consider the trade accord between the...
Brexit information desk for businesses
The Dutch government is opening an information desk for businesses to answer questions on the consequences of the United...
This morning’s first response of Prime Minister Rutte on the outcome of the United Kingdom referendum
Prime Minister Rutte: ‘The result of the UK referendum is disappointing. We must now look for stable solutions, calmly, and one...
Netherlands plays key role in EU trade agreement with Southern Africa
An Economic Partnership Agreement was signed today in Kasane, Botswana between six African countries and the European Union....