Publications by the Ethics Working Party:


Publications by the Secretariat:



The Ethics Working Party's Academic Secretariat has developed and maintained updated a 50-country compendium on the regulation of embryo research, of cloning and of stem cell research. This was followed by a series of analytical studies of emerging patterns in the regulation of such research in the countries surveyed. Among the areas of study are:


Ongoing research topics include


Upcoming Activities

The EWP secretariat has started organizing its 4th meeting to be held on February 26th -27th 2008 in San Francisco (USA). According to our mandate and in order to provide support to the current ISCF's initiatives, the meeting's agenda will focus on discussing (1) international governance perspectives on cell banking and (2) the challenges of international collaboration in stem cell research in the context of policy interoperability.

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