ECDC international relations policy 2020
In accordance with its mandate, this ECDC International Relations Policy relies on a vision for 2020 where ECDC, through its international work, effectively contributes to health security in the EU and strengthens Europe’s defence against communicable diseases.
This policy applies to members and alternates of the ECDC Management Board (MB) and Advisory Forum (AF), other individuals working on behalf of ECDC, including interims, as well as contractors and external experts participating in activities in which their evidence, expert opinion and advice may influence the scientific position of ECDC, regardless of their official job title or function.
Internal Policy on open access publication of scientific content, including articles submitted to peer review journals
As a publically funded agency of the EU, ECDC has an obligation to ensure that published work generated by the Centre is disseminated and is easily accessible to all EU citizens. The Centre should also adhere to principles of transparency and equitability of access to its work and ensure that its outputs are available to all in a timely fashion. One mechanism to disseminate ECDC work is through peer review publication in scientific journals. Publication in peer review journals can ensure that relevant stakeholders are made aware of the technical outputs from the Centre, and enhances the scientific reputation of the Centre.
Internal Policy on authorship and acknowledgement of contribution to scientific work and related outputs
The purpose of this policy is to describe guiding principles of authorship for publications based on work performed on behalf of ECDC.
Rules for reimbursement of expenses incurred by invitees invited by ECDC
The purpose of this policy is to lay down the rules for reimbursement of expenses that have been incurred by invitees who were invited by ECDC (the Centre) to a meeting/event/activity or similar.
Privacy statement for the recruitment of ECDC staff
Personal data supplied by candidates as part of a recruitment procedure are collected and further processed in line with Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data.
Privacy statement for processing of personal data of meeting attendees
The purpose of the processing is to collect, review and store personal data in order to organise the meeting and to facilitate the logistics and practical arrangements required. It is also required for reasons of security. The data are also processed to ensure accurate records are kept of all those visitors seeking access to ECDC, both during working hours and outside them.
Guidelines for the ECDC traineeship programme
The following guidelines apply to the traineeship programme of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). This scheme primarily targets recent university graduates who are at the beginning of a new professional career.
Code of conduct of the Management Board
ECDC's Management Board adopted this code of conduct at their meeting on 20-21 March 2019.