High-level Seminar on International Case-Law in Bioethics: Insight and Foresight

Le 5 décembre 2016
Strasbourg

A Seminar “International Case-Law and Bioethics: Insight and Foresight” will take place on 5 December 2016 in Strasbourg under the auspices of the Cypriot Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.

In view of the increase of high-profile cases relating to Human Rights in the biomedical field, the Seminar aims at analysing the qualitative and quantitative evolution of the relevant case-law of the European Court of Human Rights and impaсt at national level. By analysing relevant national case-law, it will further aim at identifying emerging trends to allow a forward look on possible human rights challenges in the biomedical field. The Seminar is incorporated within the framework of the preparation of a Conference which will be held in October 2017 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Convention on human rights and biomedicine (Oviedo Convention).

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