The overall objectives of the BTSF Training Programme/Course on Evidence collection, management and integration is to disseminate best practices for the implementation of principles and methods of food chain risk assessment, improving knowledge of this complex area of work and ensuring consistent and high implementation standards across the European Union.

  • Objective 1: Promoting reduction of discrepancies in procedural aspects of risk assessment
  • Objective 2: Contribute to the harmonisation of risk assessment approaches
  • Objective 3: Contribute to increasing transparency and building trust amongst Member States’ authorities in each other’s risk assessments
  • Objective 4: Disseminate best practices for risk management and communication
  • Objective 5: Promote exchange of experience in order to increase the level of expertise and harmonisation of approaches

The course addresses the following topics:

  • Introduction to risk assessment and its legal framework
  • Expert knowledge elicitation
  • Implementation of expert knowledge elicitation
  • Demonstration of the practice
  • Communication in practice

This Training Programme has been designed for the profiles and positions described below. Please verify compliance with the selection criteria before submitting or validating applications.

  • Have worked in functional areas of food chain risk assessment with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience or
  • Have had experience of setting up and implementation of food chain risk assessment in a Competent Authority (covering areas of food/ feed safety, animal health or animal welfare)
Session Start Date End Date City Country
1 14/11/2022 18/11/2022 Valencia Spain
2 12/12/2022 16/12/2022 Valencia Spain
3 11/03/2024 15/03/2024 Vienna Austria
4 03/02/2025 07/02/2025 Rome Italy
Risk Assessment - Evidence Collection, Management and Integration