The ARRIGE association was registered in France on 4 December 2018 with the name Association for Responsible Research and Innovation in Genome Editing (ARRIGE) as a non-for-profit association.
The official address of ARRIGE is at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (CRI), 8 rue Charles V, 75005 Paris, France.
These are the ARRIGE bylaws (in French). A copy in English will be made available shortly.
The objectives of ARRIGE are:
- to promote a global governance of genome editing through a comprehensive setting for all stakeholders, including academics, researchers, clinicians, public institutions, private companies, patient organizations and other non-governmental organizations, regulators, citizens, communication media, governmental agencies and decision makers
- to push forward the scientific, ethical, social, legal and political reflection in the field of genome editing
- to foster the development of genome editing technologies within a safe and ethical framework for individuals and for our societies
- the dissemination of reliable information regarding genome-editing technology for experts (all fields included), politicians and citizens throughout the world.
The Founding Board of ARRIGE is formed by:
President: Lluís Montoliu (Spain)
Vice-President: Hervé Chneiweiss (France)
General Secretary: François Hirsch (France)
Deputy General Secretary: Christine Lemaitre (France)
Treasurer: Cyril Sarrauste de Menthière (France)
Deputy Treasurer: Jennifer Merchant (France)
Legal Advisor: Marion Abecassis (France)
Board member: Bernard Baertschi (Switzerland)