Promoting policy dialogue in bioethics through capacity development of the National Bioethics Committee in Oman

When, local time: 
Sunday, 2 April 2017 - 9:00am to Tuesday, 4 April 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: 
Oman, Muscat
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
Seiko Sugita, s.sugita@unesco.org

The 3-day national workshop, hosted at the Sultan Qaboos University, aims to enhance the capacity of the Omani National Bioethics Committee by addressing emerging bioethics issues. It will target current and future members of the Committee.

The workshop has 3 components:

1) Perspectives and debates of “Global Ethics” and Sustainable Development Goals.
2) Effective mechanisms and functionning of the national committee inculding strategic communication and media relations
3) Discuss how the normative context should be applied to their deliberations based on the articles of the universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, especially in relation to genetics and consanguinity issues.