Providing public information on the benefits and risks of technology

This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.

Agenda 21 recommends development of public education programmes to encourage awareness and understanding of the relative benefits and risks of modern biotechnology, directed at decision makers and the general public and designed according to ethical and cultural considerations.

Type Classification:
G: Very Specific strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure