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Work programme 2024–2025

Work Programme
Rli - 11 March 2024
The Council draws up an annual work programme that is adopted by the Ministers of Infrastructure and Water Management (IenW), Economic Affairs and Climate (EZK), Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV), and the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK).

Bridging the Implementation Gap

Advisory report
Rli - 20 February 2024
The Netherlands faces major challenges in the physical living environment, such as building large numbers of homes or dealing with the consequences of a changing climate. Some of these challenges have been ongoing for decades, and they are becoming increasingly urgent.

Phasing Out the Throw-Away Society

Advisory report
Rli - 21 December 2023
The Dutch government must embark on policies aimed at phasing out the throw-away society, which stands in the way of the transition to a sustainable and circular economy. This requires that the government be active, coordinate matters, and set a good example.

Working together

Advisory report
Rli - 31 October 2023
Business parks offer crucial opportunities to make businesses and society more sustainable. To capitalise on these opportunities, the government needs to set clear goals and support business owners.

Good Water, Good Policy

Advisory report
Rli - 11 May 2023
The Netherlands is required to meet the WFD standards by 2027. What government policy is needed to achieve the WFD objectives as quickly as possible and then consolidate the objectives achieved?

Every region counts!

Advisory report
Rli - 27 March 2023
There are significant differences between the regions of the Netherlands. Differences in landscape and regional culture, for example, give the Netherlands its character, but many other regional disparities are undesirable and major changes in government policy will be needed to counter them.

Work programme 2023-2024

Work Programme
Rli - 21 February 2023
The work programme 2023-2024 summarises the advisory topics, the latest status, and the schedule going forward.

Finance in transition

Advisory report
Rli - 22 December 2022
The financial sector will have an important role to play in the transition to a sustainable economy. This will not happen by itself, however. Government direction is needed to ensure the financial sector actually prepares for and contributes more quickly to the transition.

Towards a sustainable food system

Advisory report
Rli - 31 October 2022
In 2022, the European Commission announced a framework law aimed at supporting the transition to a sustainable food system.

Splitting the atom, splitting opinion?

Advisory report
Rli - 7 September 2022
The energy transition calls for diligent decision-making on the role of nuclear energy. Over the coming years, this issue will be the subject of public and political debate. What aspects should be considered as part of this process?