The precautionary principle is supposed to enable decision-makers to adopt precautionary measures even if scientific uncertainties about environmental and health risks remain. However, opinions about the precautionary principle are divided. To some, it is unscientific and an obstacle to progress. To others, it is a necessary tool to protect human health and the environment.
In June 2019, four citizens’ meetings were organised in Italy by K&I, under the RECIPES project.
The 2019 edition of the Maastricht Centre for European Law academic opening event focused on the precautionary principle in the European legal order.
On 12 April 2019, Phil Macnaghten, Professor of Technology and International Development at the Wagening University, shared his ideas on responsible research and innovation with members of the Germ
The half-day citizen meeting in Sofia brought together 27 participants representing different social groups, professions, cities, and age.
Nine months from the beginning of the RECIPES project (REconciling sCience, Innovation and Precaution through the Engagement of Stakeholders), the Consortium convened in Brussels t