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Challenges For Sustainable Development

10 November 2016 - Over the past few years, the Dutch Council for the Environment and Infrastructure has identified five major transformations that must be implemented urgently to support sustainable development in the Netherlands. Our competitive strength must be improved, ...

The Connecting Landscape

Rli - November 2016
Background and request for advice In its advisory report ‘The Connecting Landscape’, the Council for the Environment and Infrastructure (Rli) focuses on the role of the landscape in addressing major spatial challenges. The report positions the landscape a ...

Work Programme 2017-2018

20 October 2016 - The Work Programme is a schedule of activities which describes the ongoing projects. ...

Beyond Mainports

Rli - July 2016
Introduction The Dutch economy has benefitted considerably from the growth of Schiphol Airport and Port of Rotterdam: the two ‘mainports’. The mainport concept (taken from the English words ‘main’ and ‘port’) has become a powerful image of national econom ...

Reform of environmental law: realize your ambitions

Rli - February 2016
Context The Rli advisory report ‘Reform of Environmental Law: realise your ambitions’ contains recommendations to the national government on how to achieve the aims of the reform through the implementation of the Environment and Planning Act. How can a ba ...

Room for the regions in European policy

Rli - December 2015
Introduction European influence in the region Government authorities at various levels develop and carry out policies that affect the physical environment: at the European (EU) level, national, regional and local levels. Over the past few decades, the inf ...

A prosperous nation without CO2

Rli - September 2015
Background and request for advice This advisory report was prepared in response to a question that Henk Kamp, Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, posed to the Council for the Environment and Infrastructure (Rli): how can a fully sustainable energy supply ...

Work Programme 2016-2017

15 September 2015 - The Work Programme is a schedule of activities which describes the ongoing projects. ...

Changing trends in housing: flexiblity and regionalisation within housing policy

Rli - June 2015
Background and advice question Central government’s role on the housing market has changed in recent decades, and with it the function and significance of housing requirement estimates. Housing policy, in the broadest sense of the term, is a recurring top ...

Circular economy: from wish to practice

Rli - June 2015
Rationale The Netherlands is highly dependent on the import of resources: more than two-thirds of our raw materials are sourced from abroad. The global scarcity in raw materials and rising resource prices make our economy vulnerable. A smarter approach to ...

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