The Royal Society organised a workshop that brought together international academic experts and members of the OECD Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials (WPNM). This report summarises the main issues discussed during the workshop.
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The reader will find that transparency in the validation process and objective determination of the reliability of (Q)SAR models are crucial to extending the regulatory acceptance of (Q)SAR models.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun:
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This case studies report is part of the OECD effort to develop guidance for regulatory applications of (Quantitative) Structure-Activity Relationship [(Q)SAR] models, and emphasizes the use of programme-specific case studies.
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This article shows the possible opportunities and risks of nanotechnologies today.
This document provides information on current/planned activities related to the safety of manufactured nanomaterials in OECD countries. Information was provided as written reports by delegations who participated in the 1st Meeting of OECD's Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials.
The main objectives of the workshop were: i) to discuss the history and evolution of the conceptual framework for the evaluation of transgenic plant products in the environment and OECD’s role in the development of that framework; ii) to discuss the current contribution of OECD’s Working Group for the Harmonization of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology to risk/ safety assessment practice; and iii) to discuss current risk assessment
Report of the OECD Pesticide Risk Reduction Steering Group Seminar on Risk Reduction through Good Pesticide Labelling - Series on Pesticides N°29
Report of the OECD Pesticide Risk Reduction Steering Group: The Second Risk Reduction Survey - Series on Pesticides n°30
Dans un discours à la Conférence annuelle du Club de Madrid, Angel Gurría se penche sur l'économie politique des politiques climatiques. Il parle d'une série de mesures qui peuvent être utilisées pour faire face au changement climatique, et à leur mise en oeuvre qui semble présenter des difficultés de taille.
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The objective of the workshop was to identify and review the kinds of baseline information of (non-transgenic) traditional fish farming or breeding, and to determine what information might be relevant to risk/ safety assessment.