20th Session of the International Bioethics Committee (IBC)

When, local time: 
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 - 9:00am to Friday, 21 June 2013 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Republic of Korea, Seoul
Type of Event: 
Категория 5 - Консультативный комитет
Contact: 
d.feinholz@unesco.org

The 20th Session will be devoted to the following topics:

1. The IBC Draft Report on the principle of non-discrimination and non-stigmatization, as set forth in Article 11 of the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights; the Committee will continue its work on the draft report, in accordance with its work programme for 2012-2013.

2. 20th Anniversary of the International Bioethics Committee of UNESCO (IBC) and the UNESCO Bioethics Programme.

3. Bioethics in Asia and the Pacific: Experiences, perspectives and new ethical challenges.

4. Bioethics in the post-2015 international sustainable development agenda.

The Committee will also be considering its work programme for 2014-2015 and elect a new Bureau for the coming two years during this Session.

The International Bioethics Committee (IBC) is a body of 36 independent experts that follows progress in the life sciences and its applications in order to ensure respect for human dignity and freedom.

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