In times of crisis, it is crucial for the Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy to make its expertise available and to be an valuable partner in ongoing discussions.
WRR’s role in the COVID-19 crisis
It is the WRR’s aim to provide support for the government and for parliament as they tackle the consequences of the coronavirus outbreak for the Netherlands. In view of the WRR’s remit, this will not take the form of suggestions for ready-made policy measures. Instead it will seek to guide the choices that the Netherlands faces with respect to a future that is clouded in uncertainty.
Navigating and anticipating in uncertain times
It is crucial that organisations are prepared for different future scenarios for the course of the Covid-19 pandemic. This can ...
Acquiring, assessing and weighing. The use of knowledge in policy advice in times of crisis
Preparing for the next crisis mainly means being aware that it will inevitably come. This is the conclusion drawn by the ...
Vulnerability and resilience
The COVID-19 pandemic is having major social, political and economic consequences and we will continue feeling these effects for ...
WRR position paper Dutch House of Representatives hearing / round-table discussion on coronavirus app
In this Position Paper, the WRR advises that great caution and care must be exercised when any radical new technology is ...