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Universal Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights, (UNESCO), endorsed by General Assembly resolution 53/152. Article 21

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Universal Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights, (UNESCO), endorsed by General Assembly resolution 53/152. Article 21

Article 21

States should take appropriate measures to encourage other forms of research, training and information dissemination conducive to raising the awareness of society and all of its members of their responsibilities regarding the fundamental issues relating to the defence of human dignity which may be raised by research in biology, in genetics and in medicine, and its applications. They should also undertake to facilitate on this subject an open international discussion, ensuring the free expression of various sociocultural, religious and philosophical opinions.

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