Recent Announcements

BAC Chair, Judge (ret.) Richard Magnus, re-appointed as Vice-Chairperson of the UNESCO International Bioethics Committee

BAC Chair, Judge (ret.) Richard Magnus has been re-appointed as a Vice-Chairperson of the UNESCO International Bioethics Committee, until the end of the 26th (Ordinary) Session in 2019.

Singapore re-elected as Member and Rapporteur of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee

Singapore has been re-elected as a Member State of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee (IGBC), until the end of the 42nd session in 2021. Singapore has also been re-elected as Rapporteur of the IGBC Bureau for 2018 – 2019.

Launch of the BAC's Public Consultation on Mitochondrial Genome Replacement Technology

The BAC is conducting a public consultation on Mitochondrial Genome Replacement Technology. Interested individuals are invited to join our public dialogue sessions and submit their comments for the Committee's consideration by 15 June 2018.  

Read more: Press Release | Consultation Paper