UNESCO Chair in Bioethics


  • Bioethics and Law Observatory
  • UNESCO Chair in Bioethics
  • University of Barcelona
  • Faculty of Law
  • Ave. Diagonal, 684
  • 08034 Barcelona
  • (+34) 93 403 45 46
  • obd.ub@ub.edu
  • Master in Bioethics and Law
  • (+34) 93 403 45 46
  • master.bd@ub.edu


7th International Seminar on UNESCO Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights


To commemorate the 20th anniversay of the UNESCO Bioethics Programme, the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics of the UB organises an international seminar aimed at analysing and discussing the research on biomedicine involving human biological materials. The conference, entitled "La revisió de la Declaració d’Hèlsinki de l’Associació Mèdica Mundial a la llum de la Declaració Universal sobre Bioètica i Drets Humans" is particularly addressed to members of research ethics committees and people interested in bioethics training.

Within the seminar, on 22 October at 7.15 p.m., the book La confidencialitat en l’assistència sanitària (Publicaciones i Ediciones of the UB, 2013) will be presented. It is written by Lídia Buisan, professor of Medical Ethics at the Faculty of Medicine of the UB. The personalities who participate in the presentation are María Casado, director of the Bioethics and Law Observatory of the Ub; Albert Royes, secretary of the Bioethics Committee of the UB; Manel Gené, director of the Department of Public Health at the Faculty of Medicine, and Meritxell Antón, director of Publicacions i Edicions of the UB.

Further information

Dates : 22/10/2013 to 23/10/2013

Organized by : UNESCO Chair in Bioethics of the UB

Location : Faculty of Law, Saló de Graus