This Note will argue that human germline editing ought to be subject to a worldwide regulatory initiative contained in an international governance framework. It will touch on the justifications for the call for this agreed upon framework and discuss the current state of regulation of human germline editing, including norms and principles promulgated by international instruments and important statements on the topic. Finally, it will propose suggestions for the substance that an international governance framework should include and acknowledge the challenges in implementing such a framework.



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