Qualified as a Social Organization (OS), the National Education and Research Network (RNP) is related to the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications (MCTIC) and maintained by it together with the Ministries of Education (MEC), Culture (MinC), Health (MS) and Defense (MD), which participate in the RNP Inter-Ministry Program (PRO-RNP).

Formerly a project created by the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) in 1989, RNP was institutionalized with the appearance of the National Network for Education and Research (AsRNP), a non-profit private civil society of public interest, responsible for executing the mission to promote innovative use of advanced networks. 

Get to know all different governance bodies of RNP with external representation.

Management Committee (see in  Inter-Ministry Program)
Administrative Board 
Assessment Committee
Technical Scientific Committee