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The systematic approach and practice of managing uncertainty to minimize potential harm and loss. Risk management comprises risk assessment and analysis, and the implementation of strategies and specific actions to control, reduce and transfer risks. It is widely practiced by organizations to minimise risk in investment decisions and to address operational risks such as those of business disruption, production failure, environmental damage, social impacts and damage from fire and natural hazards. Risk management is a core issue for sectors such as water supply, energy and agriculture whose production is directly affected by extremes of weather and climate. (Source: UN office of Disaster Risk Reduction)


Related terms:
disaster risk management
risk minimization
risk evaluation

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risk management
управление риском
gestión de riesgo
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إدارة المخاطر

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with gestion du risque

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Convention de Bâle
Convention de Stockholm
Protocole de Cartagena
Convention de Ramsar
Convention de Rotterdam
Prevention and Emergency Protocol
Offshore Protocol
Convention sur la pollution atmosphérique transfrontière à longue distance
Convention de Jeddah
Convention sur les effets transfrontières des accidents industriels
Accord de l'ASEAN sur les nuages de pollution transfrontières