Sunday, December 25, 2005

UNESCO’s Global Ethics Observatory launched

Read the full news release from UNESCO.

UNESCO’s Global Ethics Observatory
– a database of all currently available resources on ethics worldwide – was officially launched last week, at the meeting of the International Bioethics Committee (IBC) in Tokyo.

Through the Portal, everyone can now access direct and free of charge, four databases covering the fields of bioethics.

# Database 1: Who's Who in Ethics (Individual experts in ethics around the globe)
# Database 2: Ethics Institutions (Institutions, centers, commissions, and committees in the area of ethics)
# Database 3: Ethics Teaching Programs (Descriptions of existing teaching programmes within the field of ethics)
# COMING SOON - Database 4: Ethics Related Legislation and Guidelines

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