International Bioethics Commissions

This list was originally published by the Irish Council on Bioethics (2002 – 2010) and is preserved here by the Bioethics Research Library of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University for the benefit of researchers.


International Ethics Commissions

Note: The information provided below is correct as of 1st December 2010.

AustraliaAustralian National Health and Medical Research Committee
AustriaAustrian Commission on Bioethics
BelgiumBelgian Advisory Committee on Bioethics
BulgariaBulgarian Professional Ethics Commission
CanadaScience and Technology Ethics CommitteeNational Council on Ethics in Human Research
CyprusCyprus National Bioethics Committee
Czech RepublicBioethical Commission of the Research and Development Council
DenmarkDanish Council of Ethics
FinlandNational Advisory Board on Health Care EthicsNational Advisory Board on Research EthicsNational Advisory Board on Biotechnology
FranceFrench National Consultative Ethics Committee on Health and Life Sciences
GermanyGerman Ethics Council
GreeceNational Bioethics Commission
HungaryHungarian National Ethics Committee
IcelandNational Advisory Board on Research Ethics
IndiaIndian Council of Medical Research
IsraelBioethics Advisory Committee
ItalyNational Bioethics Committee
LithuaniaLithuanian Bioethics Committee
LuxembourgNational Committee for Research Ethics
MaltaBioethics Consultative Committee
New ZealandNational Ethics Advisory Committee
NorwayNational Committee for Research Ethics in Science and TechnologyNational Committee for Research Ethics in the Social Sciences and the Humanities
NetherlandsHealth Council of the Netherlands
PolandCommission of Bioethics at Wroclaw University
PortugalNational Council of Ethics for the Life Sciences
RomaniaNational Ethics CouncilMednet – Romanian Medical Internet
ScotlandScottish Council on Human Bioethics
SingaporeThe Bioethics Advisory Committee Singapore
SlovakiaCentral Ethics Committee of the Ministry of Health
SloveniaNational Medical Ethics Committee
SpainAdvisory Committee on Ethics of Scientific and Technical Research
SwedenThe Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics
SwitzerlandSwiss National Advisory Commission on Biomedical Ethics
UKNuffield Council on BioethicsHuman Genetics Commission
USAThe Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues