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April 14, 2016
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: HUMAN RIGHTS AND BIOMEDICINE. Ethical and Legal Aspects of Organ Donation

The Conference is organised in the context of the 20th anniversary of the membership of the Russian Federation in the Council of Europe and is dedicated to the protection of Human Rights in biomedical field with a particular focus on ethical and legal aspects of organ donation

The Conference jointly organised by the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation and the Council of Europe will take place on 26 April 2016.

The Programme of the Conference includes sessions on core principles of bioethics, protection of Human Rights through good practices in transplantation systems and fight against trafficking in human organs, both in the Russian Federation and in other European countries.

Among key participants:

Ms Veronica I. Skvortsova, Minister of Health, Russian Federation

Mr Philippe Boillat, Director General, Directorate General of Human Rights and the Rule of Law, Council of Europe

Mr Daniel Tarschys, former Secretary General of the Council of Europe and former Chair of the Swedish national council on medical ethics (SMER), Professor of Political Science at Stockholm University, Sweden

The venue of the Conference is: 24 Rusakovskaya str., 107014, Moscow (Holiday Inn hotel). Those interested in participating in the Conference, please fill in the Registration Form.

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