International meeting

How Do Ethics Councils Work? On the Self-Concept of National Ethics Committees

Public part of the meeting of the Ethics Councils of Austria, Switzerland and Germany

Online, Berlin


At the invitation of the German Ethics Council, representatives of the Ethics Councils of Austria, Switzerland and Germany will meet for consultations in Berlin on 21 October 2022. Following a perennial tradition, the German Ethics Council wishes to discuss current developments in the field of bioethics in dialogue with the guests from Austria and Switzerland.

The meeting will address in particular the following topic: How do ethics councils work? How national ethics councils conceive of their role. Members of the three bodies will discuss this issue in the morning of 21 October 2022. This part of the conference will be broadcast via livestream on the website of the German Ethics Council.

In the course of the meeting, other topics on which the three ethics committees are currently working will also be explored.

Please switch to the German version of this website for more information on the programme.