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4 press releases

New science-policy interface needed to drive forward the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development

Press release
Rli - 12 October 2017
European diplomacy, science-based policy advice and political commitment made the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and also the Paris Agreement possible. In implementing the 2030 Agenda, besides maintaining an evidence-based approach, greater legit ...

Advisory council argues for modernised land policy

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Rli - 22 June 2017
22 June 2017 – The Dutch Government aims to harmonise land policy legislation in a Supplementary Act on Land Ownership. This act will be crucial in tackling a number of major challenges, such as the energy transition, climate adaptation and transforming c ...

Rli: More effective preparation needed for technological innovations

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Rli - 10 March 2017
Technology is changing society. Although new applications can be of great value, they can also encroach upon existing values. Government, citizens and the private sector must prepare for this, so that society can effectively anticipate the effects of tech ...

Faster and closer: Urban accessibility demands the breaking down of silos

Press release
Rli - 26 January 2017
Current transport policy is too fragmented to keep Dutch urban regions accessible in the future. Although there are now more and more ways to reach a particular destination, the policy and regulative framework makes it difficult to seize the opportunities ...