The international Conference was jointly organised by the Bioethics Unit of the Council of Europe and the Ministry of health of the Republic of Belarus together with the Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education and the Institute for retraining and qualification upgrading of judges, prosecutors and legal professionals at the Belarusian state university with the support of the Information Point of the Council of Europe in Minsk.
Organised in the framework of the Action Plan of the Council of Europe for Belarus, the conference is dedicated to the launch of the multidisciplinary HELP* course focusing on human rights in biomedicine for Belarus, the conference aims at discussing relevance of the human rights protection in the field of biomedicine and importance of dialogue between health and legal professionals.
The Conference took place on 7 December 2018.
Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minsk, Prospekte Pobeditelei 9, Minsk (Belarus)
The working languages of the Conference were English and Russian with simultaneous interpretation.
About 170 delegates from Belarus and other countries attended the Conference.
Technical organizer of this event was the company “Go Bel Tour”.