Difference between NBC and NAG
A NAG is a multidisciplinary, temporary, and informal body consisting of representatives from national organisations covering sectors related to the brain. A NAG is easier to create as it does not need to have a formal structure (statutes established according to current local legislation, general assembly, board election, bank account, etc.).
As an informal body a NAG has limited authority and where possible it may be beneficial for the NAG to transform into an NBC – a legally constituted body which can have the necessary legitimacy to speak to local and international institutions. As the NAG transforms to an NBC, the members become official representatives of their relevant national organisations.