Infrastructure and Environment Consultative Body

In the Infrastructure and Environment Consultative Body (OWN), the responsible government organisation for the North Sea Policy consults with the representatives of social organisations and with sectors that use the North Sea.

This consultation about the integral water policy and the North Sea takes place on national level. Representatives of local governments and other departments can take part in the consultations as observers.

  • Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment
  • ANWB Royal Dutch Tourist Association
  • Federation of Surface Mineral Extraction Industries (FODI)
  • Royal Dutch Watersport Association
  • Royal Association of Dutch Shipowners (KVNR)
  • Netherlands Agriculture and Horticulture Organisation (LTO Nederland)
  • Dutch Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Association (NOGEPA)
  • Dutch Association of Sand Extractors (NVZ)
  • Dutch Recreational Fishing Association (Sportvisserij Nederland
  • North Sea Foundation (Stichting De Noordzee)
  • Nature and Environment Foundation (Stichting Natuur en Milieu)
  • Reinwater Foundation (Stichting Reinwater)
  • Foundation for the Dutch Fishing Industry (Stichting van de Nederlandse visserij)
  • Dutch Society for Nature Conservation (Vereniging Natuurmonumenten)
  • Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry (VNCI)
  • Netherlands Association of Drinking Water Companies (VEWIN)
  • Association of Water Engineers in Dredging, Coastal and Sore Protection Works (VBKO)
  • The VNO-NCW Employers’ Association
  • Association for Energy, Environment and Water (VEMW)