UNESCO Emphasizes a Need for establishing Hospital Ethics Committees in Kenya
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Cat VIII - Symposia
Launching event of the IBC Report on Ethical Issues of Neurotechnology
New report: Is the solution to water crises hiding right under our feet?
Groundwater accounts for 99 of all liquid freshwater on Earth However this natural resource is often poorly understood and consequently undervalued mismanaged and even abused According to the latest edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report published by UNESCO the vast potential of groundwater and the need to manage it sustainably can no longer be overlooked
World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST)
The World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology COMEST is an advisory body and forum of reflection that was set up by UNESCO in 1998 The Commission is composed of eighteen leading scholars from scientific legal philosophical cultural and political disciplines from various regions of the world appointed by the UNESCO DirectorGeneral in their individual capacity along with eleven ex officio members representing UNESCOs international science programmes and global science communities The Commission is mandated to formulate ethical principles that could provide decisionmakers with criteria that extend beyond purely economic considerations