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published: 13 Sep 2006 last updated: 11 Apr 2018

Public Research & Regulation Initiative (PRRI)
Public Research & Regulation Initiative
Public Research and Regulation Initiative (PRRI) c.o. Technologiepark 19/ level 4/ office 2
B - 9052, Belgium
  • +32.2.652.1240
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Non-governmental organization (NGO)
  • General biosafety
    Public awareness, education and participation
    Research and training in biosafety
    Risk assessment and risk management
    Socio-economic considerations
  • Biosafety and Biotechnology
  • Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
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).
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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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