Cyprus

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Cyprus
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Information
Region Asia
Population 788,457
GDP (millions USD) 21,303
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction ?
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification PROHIBITED
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis social uses prohibited
Reproductive cloning PROHIBITED
Research cloning PROHIBITED
Sex selection ?
Surrogacy no policy
International Agreements
1997 COE Biomedicine Convention RATIFIED
1998 COE Cloning Convention RATIFIED
2005 UN Cloning Vote no
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention not ratified
2007 Treaty of Lisbon signed


Key laws and policies

  • Council of Europe Convention on Biomedicine and Human Rights and Additional Protocol on Cloning (1997, 1998), ratified by Law 31(III)/2001, article 38

Prohibited practices

Ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on Biomedicine and Human Rights and Additional Protocol on Cloning commits Cyprus to prohibit

  • Inheritable genetic modification
  • Reproductive cloning
  • Research cloning
  • Sex selection for social purposes
  • PGD for social purposes
  • Somatic genetic enhancement