Genome editing technologies

The Steering Committee for Human Rights in the fields of Biomedicine and Health has achieved the final step of the re-examination process of Article 13 of the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine with the adoption of the clarifications on the scope of the provisions with regard to research and the purposes limitation provided for any intervention on the human genome.

These clarifications were adopted by the CDBIO at its 1st plenary meeting (31 May – 3 June 2022) and presented to the Committee of Ministers on 27 September 2022.