UNESCO publishes draft paper on the ethics of neurotechnology

03/07/2024 | UNESCO

UNESCO has initiated a global online consultation for the first draft of its Recommendation on the Ethics of Neurotechnology

The Recommendation aims to guide the development and use of neurotechnology in ways that are reliable and for the good of humanity. The draft addresses the ethical, legal, and societal risks associated with neurotechnology and emphasizes the importance of protecting the privacy of data collected about the nervous system. The potential adoption of the Recommendation is set for 2025.

The Recommendation was developed by a group of 24 experts and is open for comments until 12 July 2024. 

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