Guidance for future application of the precautionary principle

After having identified the needs of stakeholders for guidelines and tools to support the future application of the precautionary principle in a co-creative process, the RECIPES team has moved to the next step:

Development of guidance

Over the summer, the RECIPES team started to develop guidance for the future application of the precautionary principle on the three meta-themes identified in the needs assessment:

Participation Participation

 

Organisation Organisation and production of expertise

 

Application Extent of application

 

The RECIPES team consulted with stakeholders twice during June 2021: During the first consultation workshop, it gathered feedback on the first ideas developed for the three meta-themes. During the second consultation workshop, the RECIPES team asked stakeholders to perform a SWOT analysis for the first draft of the guidance.

Multi-criteria assessment

Before finalising the guidance, the RECIPES team scrutinizes it via a modified participatory multi-criteria assessment. The purpose is to ensure that the guidance will be of relevance and acceptable for different stakeholders. To this end, the RECIPES team facilitates an open-ended focus group discussion based on a range of criteria, including accessibility and concreteness. The RECIPES team has developed a methodology for planning and implementation of the multi-criteria assessment. It is available HERE.

Guidance for future application of the precautionary principle

After various rounds of drafting and consultation, including for the multi-criteria assessment, the RECIPES team will finalise the guidance on the three meta-themes.

Authors

Please refer to the individual reports for the list of authors.

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