Joint Statement on the Ethics of Heritable Human Genome Editing

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Joint Statement by Comité Consultatif National d’Éthique, Deutscher Ethikrat and Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Published: 3 March 2020

In a joint statement on the ethics of human germline interventions, the Ethics Councils of Germany, France and the United Kingdom call on governments and stakeholders around the world to put ethical considerations at the centre of any future discussion of germline interventions and the development of global governance.