Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia-and-Herzegovina flag.gif
Region Europe
Population 3981239
GDP (millions USD) 14,780
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction ?
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification PROHIBITED
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis social uses prohibited
Reproductive cloning ?
Research cloning PROHIBITED
Sex selection ?
Surrogacy no policy
International Agreements
1997 COE Biomedicine Convention RATIFIED
1998 COE Cloning Convention not signed
2005 UN Cloning Vote YES
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention not ratified

Key laws and policies

  • Council of Europe Convention on Biomedicine and Human Rights (1997)

Prohibited practices

Ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on Biomedicine and Human Rights commits Bosnia and Herzegovina to prohibit:

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