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Press Release 07/2021 Ethics Council invites to public discussion of the ethical and aesthetic aspects of self-quantification

Together with experts and the audience participating online, the German Ethics Council will discuss on 17 November the phenomenon of self-measurement in various contexts, from everyday self-measurement such as step counting to medical applications and self-optimisation. The focus will be on the ethical and aesthetic reflection of the thus changing concepts of (normal) corporeality.

Press Release 03/2021 Ethics Council discussed triage decisions under pandemic conditions

During a public online event on 24 March 2021, the German Ethics Council debated with invited experts on the prioritisation of life-sustaining medical treatment resources in the Covid-19 pandemic. The focus was particularly on the fundamental ethical and legal conflicts that arise in triage situations.