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March 22nd, 2006

New Risks = New Framework

Mike Treder: Earlier this year, I was one of 30 participants to attend a workshop in Zurich organized by the International Risk Governance Council (IRGC) and concerning a "Conceptual Risk Governance Framework for Nanotechnology."

At the end of two full days of presentation, discussion, and debate, I proposed that we adopt a joint statement that would reflect our views. This proved to be a difficult task, taking more than six weeks.

Here [PDF] is what finally emerged ...

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