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Why the Danish Construction Failed in the Dutch Context
18 Jul 2012 – 16:27
Why the Danish Construction Failed in the Dutch Context

By Gijs Schumacher, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Southern Denmark & VU University Amsterdam Christian Elmelund-Præstekær, Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark, and Michael Baggesen Klitgaard, Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark
In the Netherlands recently, …

ON-AiR 2010-2012: A European “Tool for Artists”
18 Jul 2012 – 10:26
ON-AiR 2010-2012: A European “Tool for Artists”

By Maria Tuerlings, Director, Trans Artists

ON-AiR was an exceptionally fruitful collaborative workshop- and training project about artist-in-residence (AiR) opportunities and other mobility programs, funded by the European Commission’s Culture Programme.
A total of 19 artist-in-residence centers, …

Maastricht – a Jewel in the Crown of Northern Europe
18 Jul 2012 – 10:00
Maastricht – a Jewel in the Crown of Northern Europe

By Simon Gillon, Managing Editor, Government Gazette
I first visited Maastricht in 1989 on the recommendation of some Dutch friends with whom I had been staying in Dordrecht. It was the end of carnival on the …

Time to Act for Growth
12 Jul 2012 – 12:34
Time to Act for Growth

By Maxime Verhagen, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation of the Netherlands
 
As the European debt crisis deepens, economic growth is stagnating and every European is suffering the consequences of budget …

Dutch Politics Paralysed in Post-Wilders Era?
12 Jul 2012 – 12:34
Dutch Politics Paralysed in Post-Wilders Era?

By Dr Henk Overbeek, Professor of International Relations, VU University, Amsterdam
 
On April 21st the Liberty Party (PVV) of Geert Wilders blew up negotiations with the Liberals (VVD) and the Christian Democrats (CDA) which had been …

It is Time to Revive the Open-Mindedness of the Dutch
12 Jul 2012 – 12:34
It is Time to Revive the Open-Mindedness of the Dutch

By Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy MEP
 
The recent collapse of the Dutch minority government provides the opportunity for radical reforms and restoration of the Dutch reputation. Over the past one and a half years the Netherlands changed from …

Luctor et Emergo
12 Jul 2012 – 12:34
Luctor et Emergo

By Peter van Dalen MEP

Struggle as opportunity for creative and innovative solutions
The Dutch province of Zeeland has as its motto the Latin phrase: luctor et emergo. Which would be best translated as: …

A Prosperous Europe in Times of Scarcity
12 Jul 2012 – 12:33
A Prosperous Europe in Times of Scarcity

By Judith Merkies MEP

Groundbreaking developments in industry, technology and business evince a tendency towards dematerialization and sustainable services. Leasing models and made to measure manufacturing can put us beyond the problems associated with consumerism. …

Barking up the Wrong Tree
12 Jul 2012 – 12:33
Barking up the Wrong Tree

By Jaap Dijkstra, Director of Studies of Faculty of Law at University of Groningen

In Lisbon 2000 the European Union set some important goals that should make Europe, by 2010, the most competitive knowledge-based economy …

Why it is so Difficult for the Netherlands to be Green?
12 Jul 2012 – 12:33
Why it is so Difficult for the Netherlands to be Green?

By Bas Eickhout MEP
 
Windmills cheese and clogs: probably the first three things that pop to mind when someone thinks about the Netherlands. Not without reason of course. Windmills, and also cheese and clogs, are part …