[Revision approved 26 February 2008]

Provide independent policy advise to the ISCF so as to:

  • Identify, anticipate and analyze ethical and policy issues involved in stem cell research.
  • Develop and maintain an overview of the ethical-legal policy of different countries regarding stem cell research.
  • Facilitate international dialogue on ethical issues relating to stem cell research.
  • Foster the identification of shared ethical principles to guide the conduct of stem cell research and policy- making.
  • Respond to priority issues as identified by the ISCF.
  • Engage with ISCF members and initiatives.