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Human dignity

Every person has an inherent and immeasurable worth and dignity. Each human life is sacred, from its start to its end.

How can it be that it is not a news item when an elderly homeless person dies of exposure, but it is news when the stock market loses two points?
Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium

102, 2017

The Use of New Genetic Technologies in Human Beings

February 1st, 2017|Categories: Council of Europe, Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , |

The Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe hosted on 24 January, a hearing about a report named “The Use of New Genetic Technologies in Human Beings”, presented

2401, 2017

Press Release | European Court of Human Rights rules against surrogacy arrangements

January 24th, 2017|Categories: Council of Europe, Human dignity, Press Release|Tags: |

Grand Chamber Judgment clarifies that there is no obligation to recognise parental ties if there is no biological link Strasbourg, 24 January 2017 Today the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights ruled that “the authorities’ removal of

2610, 2016

FAFCE Intervention at the EPP Working Group on Bioethics & Human Dignity

October 26th, 2016|Categories: European Union, Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: |

Brussels, 26 October 2016 On 25 October 2016, in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, the EPP Working Group on Bioethics & Human Dignity met to discuss on “How to Stop the Surrogacy Business”. Chaired by Mr Miroslav Mikolášik

1110, 2016

Press release | Surrogacy stopped again at the Council of Europe

October 11th, 2016|Categories: Council of Europe, Human dignity, Press Release|Tags: |

Strasbourg, 11 October 2016 There is no room for ambiguity on the practice of surrogacy. Today the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), during a plenary sitting, rejected a draft recommendation on surrogacy presented by the Belgian Senator Dr. Petra De Sutter

2109, 2016

Press Release | Surrogacy: which recommendation from the Council of Europe?

September 21st, 2016|Categories: Council of Europe, Human dignity, Press Release|Tags: |

The Committee rejected the draft Resolution and proposed a draft recommendation to the Committee of Ministers Paris, 21 September 2016 Today the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) rejected again

1503, 2016

Press Release | Council of Europe Report on Surrogacy rejected – a step ahead for human dignity

March 15th, 2016|Categories: Council of Europe, Human dignity, Press Release|Tags: |

Brussels, 15 March 2016 Today the Social Affairs Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe rejected a draft report on Human Rights and ethical issues related to Surrogacy. The rejection is good news for human

703, 2016

Press Release in Italian – Comunicato Stampa | Maternità surrogata: il Consiglio d’Europa prenderà una posizione forte a favore della dignità umana e dello stato di diritto?

March 7th, 2016|Categories: Human dignity, Press Release|Tags: |

Il 15 marzo prossimo la Commissione per gli affari sociali, la salute e lo sviluppo sostenibile dell'Assemblea parlamentare del Consiglio d'Europa (APCE) prenderà in considerazione un progetto di relazione e probabilmente voterà sull’adozione di una proposta di risoluzione ed un