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Seminar on “Early intervention on Intersex Children – Promoting the Rights of the Child”

31/05/2022 Strasbourg

The Seminar on “Early intervention on Intersex Children – Promoting the Rights of the Child” will take place on 31 May 2022 (09:30 – 17:00 CEST). The event is organised by the Steering Committee for Human Rights in the Fields of Biomedicine and Health (CDBIO) in the framework of the...

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Training session for journalists on ethical rules for healthcare professionals

26 April 2022

On April 26, 2022, the training session for journalists on Ethical rules for healthcare professionals was held in hybrid format. The training session was dedicated to the presentation of the international and national ethical principles of healthcare professionals and aimed at equipping...

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World Health Day. Human rights and health in times of crisis

7 April 2022

Unpredictable catastrophic events and developments, such as epidemiological outbreaks or armed conflicts as well as events related to climate change, can severely impact the lives of individuals, families, and communities worldwide. States must anticipate and be prepared to address them. In this...

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Online training session on “Ethical rules for healthcare professionals’’ under the Project on ‘‘Human Rights Protection in Biomedicine’’ in Armenia

28 March 2022

Online training session on the topics of ‘’Code of conduct of healthcare professionals’’ and ‘’Basic principles for Ethics Committees for healthcare professionals’’ was organised on 28 March 2022 for participants of HELP roll-out groups consisted of legal and healthcare professionals of Armenia....

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Two-days online training session on the main principles of bioethics for the staff of the National Centre for Infectious Diseases

24-25 March 2022

Two-days online capacity-building training session on the topics of the main principles of human rights protection in biomedicine was organized on 24-25 March 2022 for the staff of the National Centre for Infectious Diseases. The training session was requested by the National Center for...

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The Russian Federation is excluded from the Council of Europe

COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS 16 MARCH 2022 STRASBOURG

In an extraordinary meeting this morning, the Committee of Ministers decided, in the context of the procedure launched under Article 8 of the Statute of the Council of Europe, that the Russian Federation ceases to be a member of the Council of Europe as from today, after 26 years of membership....

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Conference on Social Resilience and Health Equity: A human right prospective for better resilience and preparedness

22 February 2022 Online event

In the framework of the Italian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers, the Council of Europe organised an event on Social Resilience and Health Equity (22 February 2022, 9:30 - 12:30 CET, online). In the current international context, member States are urged to further engage in dialogue and...

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The Government of the Republic of Armenia has approved the rules of professional ethics of the healthcare professionals

17 February 2022 Armenia

During the regular sitting of February 17, 2022, the Government of the Republic of Armenia by the decision No. 182-N approved the rules of professional ethics of the healthcare professionals. The aim of the reforms is to regulate the relations related to the ethical requirements for senior,...

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Online training session on “Protection of Human Rights in Mental Health Services’’ under the Project on ‘‘Human Rights Protection in Biomedicine’’ in Armenia

27 January 2022

Online training session on the topic of ‘Protection of Human Rights in Mental Health Services’’ was organised on 27 January 2022 for 50 participants of HELP roll-out groups of legal and healthcare professionals of Armenia launched in October 2021. The training session was requested by the HELP...

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Oviedo Convention signed by Andorra

14/12/2021 Strasbourg

On 14 December 2021 Ms Helena Mas Santuré, Secretary of State of Health of Andorra signed, on behalf of Andorra, the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine: Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine...

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