Bioethics

Timetable for revising French Bioethics Law

On October 5th, French Health Minister, Agnès Buzyn, met with Jean-François Delfraissy, the new chairman of the ‘CCNE’ (National Consultative Ethics Committee) to reflect on the timetable for revising the bioethics law planned for 2018. The current version of the...

Court of Cassation Undermines the Ban on Surrogacy [Press Release]

Alliance VITA responds to the French Court of Cassation’s rulings of July 5, 2017 concerning surrogacy acts performed abroad, and recording the resulting births on the civil registry, with birth certificates and simple adoption declarations.   Tugdual Derville,...

[Press Release]: Alliance VITA protests fatherless ART

Alliance VITA takes note of the government’s reply to the French Ethics Advisory Committee’s (“CCNE”) following the latter’s convoluted and non-consensual announcement in favor of fatherless ART under certain conditions.  During Wednesday’s press conference, the...