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Record information and status
Record ID
41652
Status
Published
Date of creation
2007-09-02 12:51 UTC (UNEP-GEF/6584)
Date of last update
2012-05-02 15:50 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-07 13:16 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Approach to Risk: Position Paper on the Approach to Risk, Methodologies for Dealing with this and the Technical and Community Information Required for Implementation
Author
ERMA - Environmental Risk Management Authority
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
ERMA New Zealand
PO Box 131,
Wellington 6140
New Zealand
New Zealand
Email:publications@ermanz.govt.nz
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2002-12-01
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
This paper provides a background to the concepts of attitude to risk and uncertainty, a summary of current thinking in developing approaches to risk, and an overview of existing data sources in New Zealand. It is intended to provide a basis for the review of the approach to risk within the decision-making framework, and a structure for obtaining the required further information to support the implementation of this.
Thematic areas
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Yes
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Report / Review / Fact sheet / Notes
Rights
Crown
Format
Adobe Acrobat Reader, Paper (38 pages)
PDF
Source
ER-OP-03-02 12/02;
Keywords and any other relevant information
risk assessment
risk management
decision making