Launching the campagne “Messages for Life”

  On June 15, 2015, the World Day against maltreatment of the elderly, Alliance VITA launches the campaign “Messages for Life”, in the face of a growing isolation and exclusion of the elderly in society; we need to meet with our elders to receive what they have to pass on to us about life. For […]

Jurisprudence by the French Court of Cassation for Gestational Surrogacy

  On Friday June 19, 2015 the Court of Cassation in France examined appeals relating to two children with French fathers, born in Russia via Gestational Surrogacy (GS). These procedures were carried out abroad to circumvent the ban imposed the French Law. On April 15, 2014 the Court of Appeal in Rennes, refused civil registration […]

Gestational Surrogacy : the Paradiso and Campanelli Case before the Grand Chamber (High Court) of the European Court of Human Rights

During the meeting held on June 1, 2015, five judges of the Grand Chamber accepted to refer the Paradiso and Campanelli Case to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights, heeding the request of the Italian Government. This case “concerns the care, by the Italian Social services, of a nine-month-old child born […]

Will Organ Donations soon be automatic?

  20An amendment tabled by French MP Jean-Louis Touraine was adopted by the Social Affairs Commission of the French National Assembly, when the health law was examined on March 19, 2015. Previously having passed unnoticed, then voted during the night, this amendment aims at changing the Public Health Code regarding organ donation. The amendment specifies […]