Council of Europe publishes conclusions from organ trafficking conference

COE Conference on the conventionCouncil of Europe | May 4, 2015

The Council of Europe has released the conclusions of the high level international conference on the fight against Trafficking in Human Organs which took place in Santiago de Compostela, Spain in March this year.

The report of these conclusions notes that trafficking in human organs is "a global problem" which "violates the dignity of human beings...[and] undermines trust in the efficiency and fairness of the public health system".

The report explains the significance and value of the new Convention against trafficking in human organs.

The conference report is freely available courtesy of the Council of Europe in Español, Français, English and Русский.

For more information about the Convention, please click here.



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