The aims and objectives of the new SIG are to gather empirical evidence and increase theoretical insight in:
The coming year is going to be another year of transition as we will broaden our field thanks to merging with the Task Force Developing Countries, as approved by the Executive Committee after taking the policy decision of either ending taskforces who have completed their task or integrating them into a SIG . This is a very natural progression which has been approved by our respective boards, and the new chosen name will be Global and socio cultural issues. In such new circumstances and because of the relatively small size of both groups it has been decided with the Executive Committee that Willem Ombelet will become the first coordinator when the official change happens at the annual meeting in 2017 in Geneva, after replacing Anna Pia Ferraretti.
In the last issue of ESHRE's news magazine Françoise Shenfield announces the publication of the paper on OoC and talks about upcoming events