Permanent Representation NL

Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs coordinates the foreign policies of the government. It operates from The Hague, as well as from embassies, consulates and permanent representations throughout the world. One of these permanent representations is the Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the European Union (PREU). The PREU is located in Brussels and represents Dutch interests in negotiations that take place within the European Union. Its team of experts originate from all Dutch Ministries and each individual, in their specific field of expertise, maintains daily contact with representatives of the European Commission and the European Parliament.