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Record information and status
Record ID
16146
Status
Published
Date of creation
2006-09-13 13:53 UTC (johanne.huppe@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2018-04-11 20:44 UTC (pietvandermeer@gmail.com)
Date of publication
2018-04-12 12:38 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the Organization
Public Research & Regulation Initiative
Coordinates
Coordinates
Public Research & Regulation Initiative (PRRI)
Public Research and Regulation Initiative (PRRI)
c.o. Technologiepark 19/ level 4/ office 2
Ghent-Zwijnaarde
Belgium, B - 9052
Phone:+32.2.652.1240
Email:info@prri.net
Contact Information
Type of organization
  • Non-governmental organization (NGO)
Thematic areas
General biosafety
Public awareness, education and participation
Research and training in biosafety
Risk assessment and risk management
Socio-economic considerations
Organization’s profile
The Public Research and Regulation Initiative, PRRI, offers public researchers a forum through which they are informed about, and can participate in, negotiations on international agreements that are relevant for modern biotechnology, such as Meetings of the Parties (MOPs) to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB).
Contact person
Prof. Marc van Montagu
Chairman
Public Research and Regulation Initiative (PRRI)
c.o. Technologiepark 19/ level 4/ office 2
Ghent-Zwijnaarde
Belgium, B - 9052
Phone:+32.2.652.1240
Email:info@prri.net
Url:Public Research and Regulation Initiative
Additional Information
Additional Information
The work under the PRRI is conducted by a number of working groups: 1) Public Sector Research in Modern Biotechnology 2) International Agreements such as the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, the Convention on Biological Diversity, EC Directives and Regulations and the Aarhus Convention. 3) Specific topics, such as Liability, Risk Assessment, GURTS 4) Outreach to non-English speaking public researchers .
Specific biosafety activities include: a) Informing public researchers about biosafety regulations and international agreements on biosafety; b) a Guide and training on notifications and risk assessment

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