Background and priorities

Netherlands joined P4G as a country partner in 2018 and launched its National Platform in 2020. 

Given its strategic contributions and leadership on climate action and sustainable development, the Netherlands will help strengthen the P4G network. The Netherlands engagement in P4G seeks to support innovative partnerships that achieve sustainable and inclusive growth in developing countries. The Netherlands will facilitate knowledge-sharing through Dutch private and public sector expertise in areas such as circular economy, digitalization, entrepreneurship and making global value chains sustainable. 

The Dutch P4G National Platform will accelerate partnerships aligned with Dutch development priorities. The National Platform will mobilize an ecosystem of Dutch private, public and civil society leaders to catalyze partnerships delivering tangible impact. The International Enterprise Department within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency serve as the national platform co-chairs.

The Netherlands takes on an active leadership role in a global network managed by the World Resources Institute, P4G’s organizational partner and host. As a member of the Global Commission on Adaptation, the Netherlands brings together leaders from across sectors to identify solutions and drive action for responding to the effects of climate change. 

Population 17.2 million

Country Priorities and Plans:

Climate Policy Development Priorities

The next few years will be crucial. Here I see P4G as a key delivery mechanism. It will help us follow through on our commitments to the Paris Agreement and the SDGs, including beyond COP26.

Prime Minister Mark Rutte at the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit

Country Representatives and Main Contacts

Carola Van Rijnsoever

Director of the Inclusive Green Growth, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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Country News & Events

Country Partnerships

Plastics in Circles - Recycle 2 Value
FINISH Mondial
Plastics in Circles - Smart Waste Collective
Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) & Kenya Innovative Finance Facility for Water (KIFFWA)
Sustainable Sourcing at Scale
Sustainable Future for Textile Factories
Green Freight Asia Vietnam
Getting to Zero Coalition
Energise Africa
Circular Fashion Partnership