14th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics & Health Law

Country: Portugal

City: Porto

Abstr. due: 30.11.2019

Dates: 11.05.20 — 14.05.20

Area Of Sciences: Biology; Law; Medicine;

Organizing comittee e-mail: registration@bioethics-porto2020.com

Organizers: World Medical Association (WMA) ● International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) ● World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) ● Standing Committee of European Doctors


The UNESCO Chair in Bioethics is pleased to invite you to become an active participant at the 14th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics & Health Law, to be held in Porto on May 11-14, 2020. The Conference is designed to offer a platform for the exchange of information and knowledge and to hold discussions, lectures, workshops and exhibition of programs and databases.

The World Conference offers its participants an international platform for fruitful scientific discourse on more than 60 topics and subtopics in the fields of bioethics, medical ethics and health law.

We are pleased to inform you that the number of centers (“Units”) of the Chair has recently grown and now consists of 232 centers located in universities on five continents.

The Chair currently operates about 3,000 volunteers on the Steering Committees of its units. The Teachers Forum of the Chair (IFT) has more than 900 educators in more than fifty countries.

The Chair operates many departments, including the Research Department, the Education Department, the Bioethics for Youth Department, the Department of Bioethics in the Holocaust, a Bulletin, a Journal, a Website, and the international committee for the annual celebrations of the World Bioethics Day. 

The Chair publishes educational materials for teachers and students, and holds local, national and international seminars and conferences.

The Chair enjoys fruitful cooperation with the World Medical Association (WMA) and the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA).

Conference Web-Site: http://bioethics-porto2020.com/