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Members of the Council participate in a wide range of international meetings and activities. The Council has close links with other ethics bodies abroad, especially those in the European Union.




Meetings with National Bioethics Commissions

The Council regularly meets the French and German National Bioethics Commissions to discuss bioethics topics of mutual interest and share best practice.

International meetings of national bioethics advisory bodies

Council representatives work closely with a number of international organisations involved in bioethics, such as the WHO Ethics and Health programme; the UNESCO bioethics programme; the Council of Europe; and the European Union’s European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies on which former Chair Jonathan Montgomery sits.

We also regularly take part in the biennial Global Summit of National Bioethics Advisory Bodies and the European Commission’s annual Forum of National Ethics Councils (NEC Forum).

25th anniversary sponsorship of the International Association of Bioethics

The Council co-sponsored the 2016 UK conference of the International Association of Bioethics in Edinburgh in celebration of our 25th anniversary.

20th anniversary global health symposium

The Council organised an international symposium exploring global health inequalities on 22-23 June 2011 in London. Find out more

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