Research Ethics Conference – 27 & 28 Jan, Brussels
Various national systems of Research Ethics Committees operating at different levels have been established in the 25 Member States. Research Ethics bodies have also been established in other countries within the European Research Area (ERA). As committees are working independently, their methods of operation vary widely within each country and from country to country.
On 27 & 28 January, 2005, the European Commission invites representatives of local or regional ethics committees in Europe to attend the conference “Research Ethics Committees in Europe: facing the future together” to open such a debate and will thus aim at gathering together as many RECs as possible in order to identify the state of the art. Good practices, obstacles and pitfalls will be considered, thus leading to the identification of future initiatives, actions and activities.
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