National workshop on Ethics teaching and research ethics
A national workshop on "Ethics teaching and research ethics" will be organized by UNESCO and the World Health Organization (WHO), in close coordination with the Syrian National Commission for UNESCO and the Syrian National Bioethics Committee, in Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic, from 27 to 30 August 2017. It aims to enhance the capacity of Syrian university professors engaged in bioethics teaching and research, who will be introduced to the tools on bioethics teaching produced by UNESCO and WHO.
The workshop will present tools such as the Bioethics Core Curriculum (BCC) developed by UNESCO based on the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights (UDBHR) and tools which can be used to enhance research ethics especially in humanitarian settings produced by WHO.
The workshop will target Syrian professorts in medical and public health education including experts who work in a humanitarian context.