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Speech by the minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, at the opening session of International Water Week, Singapore

Since 1953, the Netherlands never faced such devastating floods again, because we decided to take serious action. Not only to ...

Speech | 02-06-2014

Speech by the Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, at the opening of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam

‘Although we cannot know the future of our cities in detail, we can still explore it. What will happen to our transportation and ...

Speech | 28-05-2014

Speech by for Melanie Schultz, Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, at the opening of the High-level Experts and Leaders’ Panel on Water and Disasters

“It’s up to us to plan and work ahead: not cleaning up and rebuilding after the disaster, but putting effective measures in place ...

Speech | 28-05-2014

Speech for Melanie Schultz, on the occasion of the visit to the Maeslantkering storm surge barrier with Indonesian Vice President Boediono

“During my visit to Indonesia next week a new masterplan will be presented. A plan to protect Jakarta against floods. I am of ...

Speech | 24-03-2014

Water innovations in the Netherlands

This leaflet presents an overview of Dutch water innovations.

Leaflet | 01-03-2014

Flood protection by an inflatable rubber dam: Balgstuw Ramspol

The Balgstuw Ramspol is an inflatable rubber dam that protects the IJssel delta in the Netherlands from flooding. Find out more ...

Video | 09-01-2014

Speech by the Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, at the presentation of the Mekong Delta Plan, Hanoi

‘I am confident that the Mekong Delta Plan will help make this river delta safer and make Vietnam more prosperous. And I hope ...

Speech | 19-12-2013

Speaking notes for Melanie Schultz, Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, at the opening of the Europort 2013 in Ahoy Rotterdam

Speech | 08-11-2013

Speech by the Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, at the opening of International Water Week

‘Water is the most essential element for life on earth. Water confronts us with the most important questions we and our children ...

Speech | 05-11-2013

Speech minister 'Water Challenges for Coastal Cities' in New York

‘The Dutch approach does not provide all the answers. It is about tackling dilemmas and devising strategies. It is about design, ...

Speech | 10-09-2013