Terms of Reference

The Commission is an independent advisory body of experts addressed to public authorities either by its own initiative or upon request. Its mission is to highlight the interaction of life sciences and contemporary social values. In particular, the Commission
(a) investigates the ethical, social and legal aspects that arise from scientific advances in biology, biotechnology, medicine and genetics,
(b) outlines, in collaboration with the respective ministries, proposals of general policy and provides specific recommendations on related issues,
(c) collaborates with international organizations and related bodies and represents Greece to international fora, and
(d) informs the public on issues related to biotechnological advances and the impact of their applications promoting public awareness and dialogue.

The Commission has also the responsibility to co-ordinate other relevant committees at a national level. More details can be found in the Commission's founding law and the rules of procedure. The General Secretariat of the Government supports the Commission on a financial and administrative level.


BIOETHICA

The new Journal of the Hellenic National Bioethics Commission

The fifth Issue of

BIOETHICA 2017 • Volume 3 • Issue 1

NEW EDITION FOR STUDENTS


What I know about Bioethics


Edition
(in Greek only)



CURRENT ISSUES PROCESSED BY THE COMMISSION

  • Big Data
  • Medical tourism

NEW OPINION

 

Recent developments in human genome modification: Genome Editing

Opinion

Report (in Greek only)

 

 

"BIOETHICS GO TO SCHOOL"

 

The Commission organizes educational activities for schools (Secondary Schools and High Schools) related to bioethics

Information

EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS



The Commission organizes educational seminars covering a wide range of bioethics issues

Information

(in Greek only)

STAGES

 The Commission offers to students, mostly postgraduates, both from human and life sciences the Possibility of training on issues related to bioethics

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