The Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the European Union (NL PermRep) promotes the Dutch interests in the European Union (EU). Our team consists of people from practically all ministries and other branches of the Dutch government, united in one building and one organisation in Brussels.
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Lecture Maurits Berger: Islam in Europe
07-01-2019 | 16:00
Friday January 18 professor of Islam and the West at Leiden University Maurits Berger will trace Europe’s 13 centuries of ...
Workshop pension policy
08-11-2018 | 13:00
The Permanent Representation of the Netherlands, departments of Social affairs & Employment and Financial affairs, kindly invite ...
EU ministers call for higher CO2 emission targets
08-10-2018 | 07:30
In a letter to the editor of the Financial Times the ministers of six EU countries call on their colleagues to follow the ...
RBC conference: SDGs and Initiatives for Sustainable Global Value Chains
19-09-2018 | 14:00
Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands Sigrid Kaag and First Vice-President of the European ...
In Memoriam: Peter Kok
13-09-2018 | 12:00
It is with great sadness we wish to inform you that our former colleague Peter Kok has unexpectedly passed away last weekend in ...
Policy event: Social Inclusion in Dutch culture and education practice
16-07-2018 | 12:00
The Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU cordially invites you to a presentation and debate on Social Inclusion ...
The #copyright directive should strike the right balance between protecting right holders and opportunities for creativity and innovation by SME’s.
#Article11 must clarify that facts, hyperlinks, short fragments and thumbnails can be excluded from its scope. In #Article13 NL supports the SME carve-out. This article also needs a meaningful mitigation regime and should clarify that no double payment/licensing is required.
In Friday’s Coreper on #copyright, NL joined those Member States who want the proposed mandate to better reflect @Europarl_EN @AxelVossMdEP’s wish for an SME carve-out. Moreover, better safeguards for fundamental rights are needed in #Article11 and #Article13.