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Overview of Presidency events

The Netherlands 2016 Presidency of the EU is over. If you are curious about all the different events that were held, below is a...

News item | 19-07-2016 | 11:18

E-zine: Summing up the Presidency

As holder of the EU-presidency the Netherlands sought to bring member states together on key issues such as migration, the...

News item | 08-07-2016 | 13:38

Six-month Presidency in 1 minute

The Dutch EU presidency has come to an end. Watch the video summarizing the Dutch EU Presidency in 1 minute.

News item | 08-07-2016 | 07:41

The visual power of the Presidency

During the Netherlands presidency over 7,000 photos were taken during the meetings in Amsterdam. Together they provide a visual...

News item | 30-06-2016 | 16:54

Public recommendations on transparency discussed in Brussels

Recommendations for more transparency in the EU from participants at TransparencyCamp Europe (TCampEU) will be discussed during...

News item | 30-06-2016 | 09:13

EU takes important steps to improve transparency

At the meeting of the General Affairs Council on 24 June in Luxembourg, Dutch foreign minister Bert Koenders looked back at the...

News item | 29-06-2016 | 14:45

3,750 inadequate care providers registered in the EU

The Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Edith Schippers,is hosting a conference today on the EU's alert mechanism for...

News item | 28-06-2016 | 17:10

EU to accelerate sustainable plant protection

European ministers of agriculture have given their unanimous backing to an implementation plan to accelerate sustainable plant...

News item | 28-06-2016 | 15:24

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...

News item | 24-06-2016 | 14:59

Events this week (27 to 30 June)

This is the last week of the EU Presidency. The following are some of the events taking place this week.

News item | 24-06-2016 | 14:00

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