The Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) is an independent advisory body for government policy. Its position is governed by the Act Establishing a Scientific Council on Government Policy of 30 June 1976 (Instellingswet WRR). The task of the WRR is to advise the Dutch government and Parliament on strategic issues that are likely to have important political and societal consequences.
Seminar publication 'For the Next Generations'
The WRR’s mission is to provide strategic/scientific advice in support of Dutch government policy that is in continuous development in terms of content and methodologies.
Appointment of new Chairman of the WRR
The Council of Ministers of the Dutch government has approved the proposal by the Prime Minister to nominate Professor J.E.J. (Corien) Prins as the next Chairman of the WRR.