One Of Us Servey EU Elections 2014

The protection of human dignity on European Elections

One of Us, questionnaire on bioethics for candidates for European elections Last year, almost 2,000,000 EU citizens all over the 28 Member States signed the ONE OF US European Citizens Initiative, which became the biggest ever among all other initiatives. This initiative claims that human life protection and dignity should be guaranteed. This questionnaire (click to…

Public Hearing - Filippo Vari

Public Hearings – European Parliament and Commission Brussels – APRIL 9th and 10th

RESEARCH ON EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS Presented by Professor Filippo VARI 1.1. Our request Our request is to ensure, through modifications of the EU’s Financial Regulation and the Regulation on FP 8 («Horizon 2020»), that the EU research budget is not used to finance research projects that involve or presuppose the destruction of human embryos. 1.2. The Commission Position…


Securing a Better Future For Mothers in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Evaluating the ICPD Operational Review

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D. and Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. Preparations for the post-2015 development agenda have led to several inputs from governments, international institutions, civil society and the private sector. This paper evaluates certain aspects of the UNFPA’s operational review of the Programme of Action of the 1994 International Conference on Populations and Development held at Cairo, following General…


Citizens' Initiative "One of Us" for the respect of human life. Next Step: European Commission decision.

The European Commission (EU) must decide before May 28 on how it intends to take action concerning the request of the European Citizens’ Initiative «One of Us» to introduce into the European regulatory an ethics clause explicitly excluding European Union funding any activity that destroys or involves the destruction of human life at the embryonic…