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The Springer Series: Research for Policy

In this series, we are publishing research by the Netherlands Council for Government Policy (WRR) that is relevant to the ...

News item | 13-10-2020 | 10:45

WRR part of JRC workshop ‘science for policymaking’

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of robust scientific advice to policymakers. To promote sound ...

News item | 07-10-2020 | 14:54

WRR launches Climate Policy project

Global climate change has a serious impact on the Netherlands in many different ways. The country is grappling not only with the ...

News item | 05-10-2020 | 13:42

The WRR addresses the theme of business and society

The WRR has added the project ‘ Business and Society’ to its work programme. A good relationship between business and society is ...

News item | 07-07-2020 | 16:55

ESAF meeting on scientific advice during the COVID-19 crisis

On Wednesday 24 June 2020, the European Science Advisors Forum (ESAF) organized a virtual meeting in response to the COVID-19 ...

News item | 01-07-2020 | 13:58

Society needs greater resilience to tackle COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 crisis is already having a huge economic, social and political impact. While a great deal of effective action has ...

News item | 22-06-2020 | 10:19

WRR discusses artificial intelligence with French National Academy of Technologies

WRR researchers Erik Schrijvers and Haroon Sheikh spoke recently with members of the Ethics Committee of the National Academy of ...

News item | 14-05-2020 | 00:00

The WRR calls for a very cautious and careful approach to the introduction of a coronavirus app

Great caution and care must be exercised when any coronavirus app is introduced. That is the view set out in a position paper by ...

News item | 28-04-2020 | 10:02

Translation of security report published in Springer series

“An effective Dutch security policy has to respond to the international interdependence of our society,” states the Netherlands ...

News item | 22-04-2020 | 00:00

National Institute for Public Health and the Environment Expenditure on healthcare will continue to rise until 2060 by an average of 2.8 percent a year

Expenditure on healthcare is expected to continue rising until 2060. Without any policy changes, the costs will increase by an ...

News item | 20-04-2020 | 16:25