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UN committee approves declaration on human cloning

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7490.496-b (Published 03 March 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:496
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

    A United Nations committee approved an international declaration on human cloning last week. A contentious vote ended three years of failure to reach a more binding agreement.

    The UN Declaration on Human Cloning calls for countries “to prohibit all forms of human cloning inasmuch as they are incompatible with human dignity and the protection of human life.” The sixth committee of the UN, which …

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