JPND Governance

The management structure of the JPND initiative comprises:

The Management Board is the decision making body. It seeks advice from the Scientific Advisory Board on the Strategic Research Agenda and related matters.

The Executive Board supports the Management Board in all aspects concerning the preparation and implementation of decisions.

The Secretariat organises the day to day management and implements those tasks assigned to it by the Management Board and the Executive Board. It will take the necessary actions and will report accordingly to the MB and the EB.

The JPND Management bodies will exert their mandate with the utmost regard to transparency and fairness. Decisions will be governed by equal treatment and taking ethically relevant aspects in due account. In order to tackle major societal challenges, reasonable continuity of the management structure shall be ensured.