This page contains a list of the speeches and presentations delivered by the Delta Programme Commissioner. The latest are shown below.
Speech Delta Commissioner at FIEC2013 congres
Ladies and gentlemen, Water can be our ally or our enemy, depending on our ability to deal with it. This is true in general, as ...
Delta Commissioner’s speech at the Big Improvement Day
In two week’s time, on 1 February, I will be laying a wreath at the National Monument in Zeeland. We will be remembering the 1800 ...
Presentation at the World Water Forum
On 23 November 2011, Delta Commissioner Wim Kuijken was the keynote speaker at the Water Forum in Rome, where he presented the ...
Speech by Delta Commissioner Wim Kuijken at the opening of the International Water Week, November 1, 2011
Let me begin by expressing my appreciation for your presence at the International Water Week here in Amsterdam. Delegations from ...
Opening academic year, UNESCO IHE
Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,
The Delta Programme in the Netherlands: the Delta Works of the Future
Speech by Delta Commissioner Wim Kuijken at the Deltas in Times of Climate Change conference, held in the WTC in Rotterdam, ...
Speech by Delta Commissioner Wim Kuijken, at the completion of the retaining wall in Harlingen, on Tuesday 24 August 2010
Ladies and gentlemen, Today is a special day. The completion of the flood defence retaining wall here in Harlingen constitutes ...
Speech by Government Commissioner for the Delta Programme in the Netherlands, Mr. Wim Kuijken, at the International water conference 'Day of the Deltas' on Friday 20 August, 2010
Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to begin by thanking Ms. Kruisinga and the Province of Noord-Holland for hosting this ...
Speech by Government Commissioner for the Delta Programme in the Netherlands, Mr. Wim Kuijken, at the plenary opening session of the World Water Week in Singapore on Tuesday 29 June 2010
Ladies and gentlemen, Coastal regions and deltas across the globe benefit from their strategic locations, but such locations also ...
Speech by Government Commissioner Mr. Wim Kuijken at the World Water Week in Singapore
Speech by Government Commissioner for the Delta Programme in the Netherlands, Mr. Wim Kuijken, at the River Basin and Delta ...
Speaking notes for Delta Commissioner Wim Kuijken for the presentation to be held for the French delegation on 13 April in Zeeland
Ladies and gentlemen, Thank you very much for your kind words and in particular for your interest in the Delta Programme. In a ...
Speech of the Delta Commissioner, Wim Kuijken, on his visit to the Rijnmond / Drechtsteden area on 1 March 2010
Ladies and gentlemen, Ms Van de Hee, thank you for the warm welcome. This last week in particular, it has again become very clear ...
Speech by the Delta Programme Commissioner Wim Kuijken at the presentation at the administrative network day about the 2010 Delta Programme
Ladies and gentlemen, This is my first official day as Delta Programme Commissioner. This morning, I laid a wreath at the ...
Statement by Delta Programme Commissioner Wim Kuijken at the commemorative ceremony at the National 1953 Flood Disaster Monument in Ouwerkerk
For centuries, the Netherlands has both struggled and lived with water. Time and again we have managed to survive. On Sunday 1 ...