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VROM Council recommendations for sustainable urban development

VROM-raad - March 2011
This VROM Council advice presents the findings of a search for a perspective on urbanization in the Netherlands that can inspire enthusiasm. The motivation is twofold: the current urbanization challenge and the urgency of sustainable urban development. ...

Every journey has its price

VROM-raad - January 2008
Joint advice of the council for transport, public works and water management (Raad voor Verkeer en Waterstaat, council for housing, spatial planing and the environment (VROM-raad) and energy council (algemene Energieraad) to the Netherlands government. If ...

Sustainable development of marine potential

VROM-raad - May 2007
The European seas and oceans, the North and Wadden Sea included, are harbouring an enormous economical and ecological potential. At the same time it is justified to state that pressures on the seas due to human activities are strong and growing stronger. ...

Collaboration in the Eurodelta

VROM-raad - December 2005
In this advice the Advisory Council for Transport, Public Works and Water Management calls for attention to opportunities for strengthening the position of the Netherlands through active and broad-based European regional collaboration between those parts ...

Energy transition: A climate for new opportunities

VROM-raad - December 2004
With this advice, the Councils are responding to the request from the Minister of Economic Affairs and the State Secretary for Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment to advise the government on its role in achieving the necessary system innovations ...

The Netherlands and the European Environment

VROM-raad - December 1999
The European Union presently comprises 15 member states, but talks are being held with at least another 13 potential members: ten from Central and Eastern Europe, as well as Cyprus, Malta and Turkey. In a number of cases these talks have become fullblown ...

Mobility within Reason

VROM-raad - November 1999
In its advice 'Mobility within Reason’ the Council for Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment analyses the merits of the present policy towards road traffic, and draws up proposals for updating this strategy to produce a more favourable balanc ...

Viable and vibrant countryside

VROM-raad - September 1999
The Dutch minister of Housing. Spatial Planning and the Environment and his colleague, responsible for Agriculture, Nature and Fisheries, requested the Council for advice on the long term policy for the rural areas in the Netherlands. This policy is laid ...

Global Sustainability and the ecological Footprint

VROM-raad - September 1999
On 23 December 1998 the Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment (‘VROM’) requested the VROM Council to prepare an advice on the ecological footprint. The introduction to the request refers to the fact that the effects of consumption and ...

Transition to a low-carbon energy economy

VROM-raad - December 1998
On 28 May 1998 the then Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment (VROM), Mrs. M. de Boer, asked the Council for Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment (hereafter often referred to as ‘the Council’) to draw up an advice in connectio ...

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