Third Regional Seminar of Bioethics National Committees of Latin America and the Caribbean
Organized by the Regional Program of Bioethics and Ethics of Science of UNESCO (Regional Office of Science of UNESCO Montevideo), the third Regional Seminar of Bioethics National Committees of Latin America and the Caribbean will take place on 9 and 10 August 2017 in Montevideo (Uruguay).
The event will gather coordinators of existing National Bioethics Committees (NBCs) as well as those in the process of being created.
The event has as main goal the exchange of good practices for the creation, operation and strengthening of NBCs. The aim will be to consolidate a common space for identification of the main needs and difficulties of existing NBCs and seek opportunities for mutual cooperation within the framework of the Latin American and the Caribbean Network of NBCs created in 2013.
UNESCO will contribute to this task through the promotion of NBC meetings and the provision of information and technical assistance thought its Assisting Bioethics Committees Programme to those who require.