cloning

General Assembly legal committee opts for further discussions on human cloning

Bypassing a divisive vote on the question of an international convention on human cloning, the United Nations General Assembly's legal committee has decided to take up the issue next year in the form of a declaration that would lack the legal force of a treaty.

General Assembly legal committee resumes debate on anti-cloning text

The United Nations General Assembly’s legal committee today resumed debate on two competing draft resolutions that would ban all reproductive cloning.

General Assembly asked to consider draft resolution on human cloning

The Legal Committee of the United Nations General Assembly is being asked to adopt a resolution that would set in motion the drafting of an international convention banning reproductive human cloning.