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Definition(s)

The qualitative and quantitative evaluation performed in an effort to define the risk posed to human health and/or the environment by an action or by the presence or use of a specific substance or pollutant. (Source: GEMET/LEEa)

Hierarchy

Alternative labels:
risk analysis
risk evaluation
risk profile
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In other languages

French
évaluation du risque
Russian
оценка риска
Spanish
evaluación de riesgos
Arabic
تقييم المخاطر

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with risk assessment

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with risk assessment. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convention on Biological Diversity
Basel Convention
Stockholm Convention
Cartagena Protocol
Rotterdam Convention
Prevention and Emergency Protocol
Abidjan Convention
Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents
Minamata Convention on Mercury