Thursday, February 12, 2009

Some Readings About UNESCO's Ethics Program

The Avicenna Prize Medal
The Avicenna Prize is awarded every other year
for achievements in the ethics of science.

UNESCO has for several decades sought to build and reinforce linkages among ethicists, scientists, policy-makers and civil society to assist its member nations in enacting sound and reasoned policies on ethical issues in science and technology. UNESCO pursues its ethical mandate in primarily in the fields of
There are also cross sectoral programs, such as the work in ethical education of children which resulted in the production of a book, Learning to Live Together: An Intercultural and Interfaith Programme for Ethics Education.

The Bureau of Public Information has produced some short bulletins describing aspects of UNESCO's ethics work:
Of fundamental importance are three UNESCO Declarations dealing with ethics:
The Eubios Ethics Institute provides a useful webpage on UNESCO's ethics resources with many links to UNESCO documents.

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