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The Council of Europe publish a report on Human Rights Based Approaches in Healthcare

20 February 2024

The Council of Europe’s Steering Committee for Human Rights in the fields of Biomedicine and Health (CDBIO) issued a report on Human Rights Based Approaches in Healthcare, prepared by Rumiana Yotova, Professor in International Law at the Faculty of Law and Fellow in Law at Gonville & Caius...

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Armenia discusses the possibilities of the Council of Europe Oviedo Convention ratification

7 February 2024 Yerevan, Armenia

Council of Europe Convention on Human Rights in Biomedicine (known as the Oviedo Convention) is the only legally binding international instrument addressing human rights in the field of biomedicine. It provides a framework for the protection of human rights and human dignity by establishing...

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Council of Europe promotes autonomy and address the issues of legal capacity in the field of mental health

5 February 2024 Armenia

The protection of rights of persons with mental health issues has been at the center of the work of the Council of Europe . The European Convention on Human Rights protects the rights and dignity of all members of the society without any discrimination. Unfortunately, people with mental health...

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Armenian MPs have discussed the possibilities of the ratification of the Oviedo Convention

22-24 January 2024 Strasbourg, France

On 22-24 January 2024, a high-level delegation from National Assembly of the RA headed by Mr Rustam Bakoyan, the Acting Chair of the Standing Committee on Human Rights and Public Affairs visited Strasbourg to discuss the possibilities of the ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on...

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Conference on Health Literacy and Human Rights

12 december 2023 Rome, Italy

The Steering Committee for Human Rights in the fields of Biomedicine and Health (CDBIO), in cooperation with the National Office Against Racial Discrimination of Italy, and with the support of the Ministry of Family, Natality and Equal Opportunities and of the Ministry of Health of Italy,...

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The European Standards of human rights in the field of biomedicine in the focus of the Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs of the National Assembly

14-15 December 2023

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the International Declaration of Human Rights with the purpose of raising awareness of the Parliamentarians and the staff of the Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia, a...

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Conference on Health Literacy and Human Rights

12 December 2023 Rome, Italy

In the framework of its Strategic Action Plan on Human Rights and Technologies in Biomedicine (2020-2025), the Council of Europe is organising a Conference on health literacy and human rights trust building and equitable access to healthcare, to be held in Rome on 12 December 2023. In...

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Round-table discussion: international human rights standards applicable to health care

11 December 2023

To mark the 75th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and to outline the international human rights standards applicable to health care, the expert-discussion on the topic of “Human Rights-based approaches to healthcare” was organized on 11 December 2023 with...

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Conference on promoting autonomy in mental healthcare

24 November 2023 Riga, Latvia

The Steering Committee for Human Rights in the fields of Biomedicine and Health (CDBIO), in cooperation with the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia and the University of Latvia, under the auspices of the Latvian Presidency of the Committee of Ministers, organized a conference on human rights and...

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The Council of Europe continues to support Research Ethics Committees of RA to further strengthen their capacities

18-19 November 2023 Armenia

The Council of Europe continues to support the national authorities of Armenia to enhance capacities in the field of research ethics committees. To sustain further the training needs of the national partners on 18-19 November 2023, two-days follow-up training session was organized for the members...

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