Neurotechnologies and Human Rights Framework:
Do We Need New Rights?

9 November 2021, 10:00-17:00 CET
Co-organised by the Council of Europe and the OECD


Technological innovation often creates its own dynamic. Major technological breakthroughs in fields such as artificial intelligence, genome editing, and neurotechnology have the potential to advance biomedicine and healthcare. However, uncertainty exists about the impact and direction of these developments. The Council of Europe Strategic Action Plan on Human Rights and Technologies in Biomedicine (2020-2025) (SAP), adopted by the Committee on Bioethics (DH-BIO) stands an objective of embedding human rights in the development of technologies which have an application in the field of biomedicine. This Round Table gathers international experts from academia, industry and policy to discuss human rights issues raised by the applications of neurotechnologies.

Report : Common Human Rights challenges raised by different applications of neurotechnologies in the biomedical field