About: Lodewijk Asscher

Elections 15-03-2017

Dutch vote in key elections as far-right slips

Millions of Dutch voters go to the polls Wednesday (14 March) in key elections overshadowed by a blazing diplomatic row with Turkey, with all eyes on the fate of far-right MP Geert Wilders.
Regional Policy 05-07-2010

Amsterdam mayor: Cities can play their part in Europe 2020 plan

Local leaders must be given the freedom to create tailor-made solutions for making the 'Europe 2020' growth strategy work, but must likewise take more responsibility for this task, Lodewijk Asscher, acting Mayor of Amsterdam, told EURACTIV in an interview.