Legal Information

Please find here important legal information including our CBF compliance information (Code of Conduct, Statutes, Working Conditions, and Pay scales), our RSIN number, our Complaint, Whistle-blower and Person of Confidence Protocols, our most recent Evaluation by the BelgianMinistry of Foreign Affairs, and our Vision for the Future. Some official documents are only available in Belgian. Please scroll down for more detail. 

CBF Seal of Approval (CBF KEURMERK) 

The Queen Paola Foundation is accredited with ANBI status and a CBF seal of approval. The Central Bureau on Fundraising (CBF) is an independent foundation that promotes trustworthy fundraising and expenditure by reviewing fundraising organisations and giving information and advice to government institutions and the public. 

In keeping the standards set forth by the CBF, please find below the Queen Paola Foundation's Code of Conduct (Gedragscode), Statutes (Statuten), Working Conditions (Arbeidsvoorwaarden), and Pay Scales (Salarisschalen) for 2018. Please note these official documents are only available in Belgian. The remuneration policy for staff is regulated in the Working Conditions, Article 5 and 7. We meet the CBF standard and comply with the Standardisation of Top Income Act (Wet Normering Topinkomens) regarding the remuneration of the director. Remuneration information is included in the annual report .  

RSIN Number 

The Queen Paola Foundation's RSIN number is 805495125. 

Complaint, Whistle-blower and Person of Confidence Protocols 

The Queen Paola Foundation's procedure for filing an official complaint is available below in English and in Belgian.  Our Whistle-blower protocol (Klokkenluidersregeling) and Person of Confidence protocol (vertrouwenspersoonprotocol) are available below in Belgian. 

Mid-Term Evaluation Moving Worlds

This report describes the interim evaluation of the Queen Paola Foundation’s programme 2012-2016 as agreed with the BelgianMinistry of Foreign Affairs in 2011. Please click here to view the evaluation.

Vision for the Future 

Following the extensive mid-term evaluation in 2016, we identified ways to strengthen the Queen Paola Foundation's impact in light of changing realities, globally and specifically in the field culture and development. Please click here for our Vision for the Future