Paul Boutsen always works with a broad view of international developments. He maintains a network of contacts, especially in mining areas. Paul Boutsen is currently active as a networker and advisor in:
- EURACOM, the network of European mining regions that mainly connects local and regional authorities and organizations.
- The COAL REGIONS IN TRANSITION NETWORK. This initiative of the European Commission guides mining regions in the transition to a low-carbon future. https://ec.europa.eu/energy/topics/oil-gas-and-coal/EU-coal-regions/coal-regions-transition_en