Presentation on "the Precautionary Principle in EU Risk Management" at the Workshop "EU’s pesticide risk assessment system: the case of glyphosate"

Published 7 June 2016

On 24 May, Wybe Douma talked about the Precautionary Principle in EU Risk Management at the Workshop "EU’s pesticide risk assessment system: the case of glyphosate​" that was organised by the Policy Department A, Economic & Scientific Policy for the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI), Working Group Health. The workshop was attended by numerous Members of European Parliament and others interested in whether or not to renew the permit for controversial substance. The recording of the workshop can be watched at http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/news-room/20160519IPR28162/Committee-ENVI-Policy-Department-Economic-and-Scientific-Policy; the presentation of Douma starts around 33m36s.

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Ms Sabine JUELICHER, European Commission, DG SANTE, Director for Food and feed safety & Wybe Th. DOUMA, T.M.C. Asser Instituut