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Press release 04/2023 Climate justice: Ethics Council considers stakeholder perspectives

In its second public hearing on climate justice on 25 May, the German Ethics Council will question various stakeholders who are particularly affected by the consequences of climate change. It will also look at peculiarities of the public debate on the topic.

Press Release 03/2023 Ethics Council: Making better use of health data without weakening data privacy

On 22 March 2023, the German Ethics Council convenes a public evening event as part of the Bioethics Forum series on the topic of “Patient-Oriented Data Use”. The event aims to facilitate a constructive dialogue on how health data can be made more easily usable for healthcare, personalisation of treatments, and research, while respecting data privacy.

Press Release 06/2022 German Ethics Council: Children, adolescents and young adults must not be left alone in societal crises

On 28 November 2022, the German Ethics Council publishes its Ad Hoc Recommendation “Pandemic and Mental Health. Attention, Assistance and Support for Children, Adolescents and Young Adults in and after Societal Crises”. In this publication, the Ethics Council recommends rapidly and sustainably improving the care for young people who develop mental health problems in crisis situations.

Press Release 05/2022 Meet the German Ethics Council! Adolescents report on their lives during the pandemic

On 28 September 2022, the German Ethics Council debates in Berlin with adolescents about ethical challenges in the context of the Corona pandemic. During the event titled “Meet the German Ethics Council! Our Life in the Pandemic”, the participants address the question: How did young people experience the Corona pandemic and what can the Ethics Council learn from them? Large parts of it will be broadcast via livestream with opportunities for digital interaction.