TitleThe UNESCO Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights : background, principles and application / edited by Henk A.M.J. ten Have and Michèle S. Jean.
This publication examines the dissemination of the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, and is part of the Organization's continuous effort to contribute to the understanding of its principles worldwide. Topics examined include the historical background of the text and its evolution throughout the drafting process. It also provides a reflection on the Declaration's relevance to previous declarations and bioethical literature, and its potential interpretation and application in challenging and complex bioethical debates.--Publisher's description. Introduction / Henk A.M.J. ten Have and Michèle S. Jean -- The preamble / Héctor Gros Espiell -- Article 1: Scope / Michael Kirby -- Article 2: Aims / Michael Kirby -- Article 3: Human dignity and human rights / Roberto Andorno -- Article 4: Benefit and harm / Edmund D. Pellegrino -- Article 5: Autonomy and individual responsibility / Donald Evans -- Article 6: Consent / Regine Kollek -- Article 7: Persons without the capacity to consent / Jean F. Martin -- Article 8: Respect for human vulnerability and personal integrity / Maria Patrão Neves -- Article 9: Privacy and confidentiality / Jeanine-Anne Stiennon -- Article 10: Equality, justice and equity / Gabriel d’Empaire -- Article 11: Non-discrimination and non-stigmatization / Glenn Rivard -- Article 12: Respect for cultural diversity and pluralism / Michael Revel -- Article 13: Solidarity and cooperation / Alphonse Elungu -- Article 14: Social responsibility and health / Adolfo Martínez-Palomo -- Article 15: Sharing of benefits / Hans Galjaard -- Article 16: Protecting future generations / Takayuki Morisaki -- Article 17: Protection of the environment, the biosphere and biodiversity / P.N. Tandon -- Article 18: Decision-making and addressing bioethical issues / M.A. Hamdan -- Article 19: Ethics committees / Claude Huriet -- Article 20: Risk assessment and management / Michèle S. Jean -- Article 21: Transnational practices / Leonardo D. de Castro -- Article 22: Role of states / Hélène Boussard -- Article 23: Bioethics education, training and information / Giovanni Berlinguer -- Article 24: International cooperation / Ousmane Blondin Diop -- Article 25: Follow-up action by UNESCO / Nouzha Guessous Idrissi -- Article 26: Interrelation and complementarity of the principles / Eugenijus Gefenas -- Article 27: Limitations on the application of the principles / Patrick Robinson -- Article 28: Denial of acts contrary to human rights, fundamental freedoms and human dignity / Patrick Robinson -- Concluding words / Pierre Sané -- Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights -- Publications on the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights.