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The European Group on Ethics (EGE) is an independent, pluralist and multidisciplinary body, which advises the European Commission on ethical aspects of science and new technologies in connection with the preparation and implementation of Community legislation or policies.
The Group is composed of twelve independent high level experts appointed by the Commission for their individual expertise and personal qualities.
During its first mandate the EGE (1998-2000) provided Opinions on subjects as diverse as human tissue banking, human embryo research, personal health data in the information society, doping in sport and human stem cell research.

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Authors: No author stated, European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies to the European Commission, Brussels (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2004, 87 pp Free of charge
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Record Number: 200618428 / Last updated on: 2005-12-19
Original language: en
Available languages: en