The Guide aims to assist member States in raising public awareness about biomedical developments by encouraging the circulation of information, views and opinions. The Guide also aims to help to develop, plan and promote exchanges between different people and actors with a view, where appropriate, to informing policy making based on shared values and respect for human rights. The Guide does this with reference to a selection of good practices and experiences in member states which illustrate aspects of public debate in action.

Podcast Podcast

A guide from the Council of Europe to open the debate on biomedicine (in french)
 8 octobre 2020 | RCF radio 

Speech by Tesi Aschan, DH-BIO chair,Global Summit of National Bioethics committees 
9 september 2020
Public debate as a tool for the governance of new technologies
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