The Public Affairs Team of the region Northern Netherlands is called Strong Northern Netherlands. We serve the political interests of this region, in Brussels and in The Hague.
Strong Northern Netherlands is part of the Northern Netherlands Alliance (SNN). This is a partnership of the three northern provinces (Drenthe, Fryslân, Groningen) and the four largest northern cities (Assen, Emmen, Groningen, Leeuwarden). We are committed to making the region even more beautiful.
The Northern Netherlands Alliance fulfills several functions.
- We are an administrative organisation through which the region coordinates its spatial planning and economic strategy.
- We are a Management Authority for the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
- We are Strong Northern Netherlands, a united voice from the Northern Netherlands representing the region in The Hague and Brussels.