Because of the similarities of Poland and the Netherlands, both countries can benefit from collaboration on climate adaptation, water management, port development and inland waterways, and on water technology (circular economy).
Over the next few years, EUR 106 billion will be available for European subsidies, of which nearly EUR 28 billion will be for infrastructure and the environment. The most important programmes on water will be:
Poland is a strong partner for the Netherlands and a strategic partner on water for the Eastern Europe region as well as globally.
Polish-Dutch joint activities are facilitated with the support of amongst other the Partners for Water programme and the effort of Polish and Dutch organisations. Poland is one the countries identified in the International Water Ambition of the Government of the Netherlands. Besides hosting the Polis-Dutch partnership, NWP also: supports the water sector in obtaining business and market intelligence; establishes contacts in Poland; and matchmakes. Interested in Poland? Please contact Tim van de Staaij.