Background & Reports
About IRGC Portugal
IRGC Portugal is a research platform integrating competencies and articulating stakeholders towards improving our understanding of emerging risks with relevance to Portugal and fostering the design and implementation of knowledge-based policies relevant to human health and safety, the environment, the economy and society at large. It operates as a think-tank aiming to anticipate major risk issues and providing risk governance policy recommendations for key decision makers, in particular those related to science and technology in Europe and throughout Portuguese speaking countries.
IRGC Portugal is affiliated to the International Risk Governance Council, an independent organisation whose work includes developing concepts of risk governance, anticipating major risk issues and providing risk governance policy recommendations for key decision makers.
Benefits to Portugal
IRGC aims to reach a global community of public and private researchers, corporate leaders and policymakers, while simultaneously ensuring a strong local, contextual and cultural rooting. In order to achieve this aim, IRGC has adopted a decentralised structure, which takes the form of a global, multi-sector network of partners and affiliate organisations that are active in the field of risk governance.
Through the IRGC network, Portugal will gain access to a set of international partners encompassing policy makers, researchers, and international organisations, which would otherwise be unavailable and are paramount to develop a successful risk governance agenda.
This is because the IRGC network is unique in terms of risk governance since it gathers the world's leading institutions and experts in the area, encompassing:
Reports and documents
IRGC Portugal - 2014 OUTLINE
IRGC Portugal - 2013 ANNUAL REPORT AND 2014 - 2016 OUTLINE OF ACTIVITIES
IRGC Portugal - 2012 ANNUAL REPORT AND 2013 OUTLINE OF ACTIVITIES
IRGC Portugal - Brief Report of activities: September 2011 - May 2012
IRGC Portugal flyer