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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

WRR explores possible steps in the wake of COVID-19

The effects of the COVID-19 virus on the Netherlands are far-reaching. Because the complete extermination of the virus is not ...

News item | 09-04-2020 | 00:00

Digital resilience under pressure

The government has sent its response to the WRR report entitled Voorbereiden op digitale ontwrichting (Preparing for Digital ...

News item | 02-04-2020 | 09:59

‘European Variations as a Key to Cooperation’ in International Springerseries

The Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) and Springer published a new title in the series 'Research for ...

News item | 23-03-2020 | 12:03

Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency presents background study to WRR Uncertainty and Social Discontent research study

This week saw the publication of the Wonen en gevoelens van onbehagen (Housing and Feelings of Social Discontent) study by the ...

News item | 13-03-2020 | 10:14