Code for Dealing with Personal Interests

The ‘Code for Dealing with Personal Interests’ (short name: Code Personal Interests) describes the way of dealing with personal interests in the process of the preparation of, advising on and the decision-making about, the distribution of resources. The Code also states the way in which decisions about dealing with personal interests in the process must be explained and recorded. This means that NWO is able to account for their actions at all times. The Code Personal Interests is valid as of 1 July 2019.


Video Code Personal Interests

Click to watch video about what the Code Personal Interests is about (English subtitles)

Code Strategy and Policy Advice

As of 1 July 2019 the Code Strategy and Policy Advice came into effect as well.

Whereas the Code Personal Interests applies to offering advice in respect of the (primary) subsidy process, the Advisory Code applies to advice by the various bodies outside thereof, such as the NWO Advisory Council, Institute Advisory Councils, Scientific Advisory Committees and various preparatory and evaluation committees.