Children’s rights and biomedicine

The study "From Law to Practice: Towards a Roadmap to Strengthen Children's Rights in the Era of Biomedicine" is prepared by researchers from Leiden University Law School (the Netherlands), and analyses the relevance of existing international and European legal principles to address the challenges posed to the rights of the child by scientific and technological developments in biomedicine and proposes, where appropriate, possible avenues for actions.

This report, together with the previous study prepared by Uppsala University on "The Rights of Children in Biomedicine: Challenges posed by Scientific Advances and Uncertainties", will contribute to the preparation of an international conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the Oviedo Convention on 24-25 October 2017, organised under the Czech Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers. They are also part of the activities carried out under the Council of Europe Strategy for the Rights of the Child (2016-2021).

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2017-10-05 12:44.