BREAKING NEWS | 21-01-16
In April 2013, CCNE published an Opinion (N° 120) on “Ethical Issues in Connection with the Development of Foetal Genetic Testing on Maternal Blood”.  The Committee emphasised at the time that this would be the first step in a more extensive appraisal of the whole subject of wider use of high...
BREAKING NEWS | 08-09-15
The Minister for Social Affairs and Health referred to the National Consultative Ethics Committee (CCNE), requesting an “opinion on the pertinence, from an ethical viewpoint, of making changes to the policy of indefinite deferral from blood donation for men disclosing sexual relations with other...
BREAKING NEWS | 23-10-14
This is the National Consultative Ethics Committee’s report on the public debate concerning the end-of-life, initiated over two years ago, when the President of the French Republic created the French Commission for Reflection on the End-of-Life in France, chaired by Didier Sicard, in July 2012....
BREAKING NEWS | 10-09-14
By decision n° 375081 on February 14th 2014, the Conseil d’Etat, ruling on the dispute, invited the Academy of Medicine, the National Consultative Ethics Committee, the French Medical Council and Mr Jean Leonetti to submit “by the end of April 2014, general observations in writing providing...
BREAKING NEWS | 12-02-14
 The National Consultative Ethics Committee, in compliance with the ethical watch mandate over neuroscientific advances assigned to it by the July 27th 2011 Law on Bioethics, having previously considered the ethical issues arising out of functional MRI (Opinion N° 116), decided to devote...
BREAKING NEWS | 16-12-13
The National Consultative Ethics Committee and IFOP (French Institute of Public Opinion) organised a Citizens’ conference on end of life issues.  The opinion of the Citizens’ Panel on end of life ethical issues was made public on Monday December 16th at a press conference held at Paris Diderot...

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