Americans to Ban Cloning

Nations Which Have Co-Sponsored Costa Rica’s Anti-Cloning Ban at the United Nations

Date: 11/13/2003

The following 67 nations have joined Costa Rica in sponsoring a world-wide ban on human cloning:

Albania
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Benin
Burundi
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
Congo, Democratic Rep. of
Costa Rica
Côte d’Ivoire
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Fiji
Gambia
Georgia
Grenada
Guinea
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Ireland
Italy
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kyrgyzstan
Lesotho
Madagascar
Malawi
Marshall Islands
Micronesia
Nauru
Nicaragua
Nigeria
Norway
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Panama
Paraguay
Philippines
Portugal
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent/Grenadines
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Spain
Suriname
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Timor-Leste
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda
The United States of America
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Zambia

By contrast, the following 23 nations have sponsored the Belgian proposal which would ban reproductive cloning but allow cloning for research purposes to carry on unabated:

Belarus
Belgium
Brazil
China
Cuba
The Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
Greece
Iceland
Japan
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
The Republic of Korea
Singapore
Slovenia
South Africa
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
United Kingdom