A national student competition on bioethics

The Bioethics Unit of the Council of Europe, together with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus and the Bioethics Committee of the Republic of Belarus with the support of the Council of Europe Information Point in Minsk, announces a national student competition on bioethics.

The aim of the competition is to raise awareness on the principles enshrined in the Oviedo Convention and foster public discussions on main challenges to the human rights in the field of biomedicine.

The Competition is open to undergraduate students and students pursuing Master’s degrees in higher education colleges and universities in the Republic of Belarus. Competitors can participate individually or in teams (no more than 3 participants per team).

Categories:  essay, video, poster.

The entries could be submitted between 15 March 2018 and 1 July 2018.

Electronic form of entry should be submitted to the Organising Committee by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To find information pertaining to the Competition including the Rules of the competition and the registration form please visit the webpage of the Competition:  


You can find out more about the activities on bioethics organised in the framework of the Action Plan of the Council of Europe for Belarus at the website: