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Title: Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with Regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine: Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine
Alternative Title(s): Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine
Available From: http://conventions.coe.int/treaty/en/treaties/html/164.htm
Conclusion Date: 1997-04-04
Entry Into Force Date: 1999-01-12
Description: As described in its accompanying Explanatory Report, this Convention takes account of advances in medical and biological sciences. The objective is to ensure that human rights principles inform the application of these advances to the benefit of humanity.
Legal Citation: ETS No. 164
Amended By: Additional Protocol to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine, on the Prohibition of Cloning Human Beings
Additional Protocol to the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine concerning Transplantation of Organs and Tissues of Human Origin
EISIL Categories: Home > International Human Rights > Health & Human Rights
Home > International Human Rights > Regional Systems > European System
Home > Individuals & Groups > Social & Political Issues > Health
Keywords: health
human rights
science & technology
Language(s): English
French
Document Creator: Council of Europe
treaty.office@coe.int
Site Administrator: Council of Europe
treaty.office@coe.int


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