UNESCO Meeting - Bioethics and Climate Change

When :

from Tuesday 18 August, 2015
to Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Type of event :

Специальное мероприятие

Where :

Sala de Conferencias, Edificio MERCOSUR, Montevideo, Uruguay

Contact :


On August 18th the third UNESCO meeting in the framework of the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Organization took place. On this occasion the Regional Bureau for Sciences in Latin America and the Caribbean brought together leading international scholars who spoke about (Bio) Ethics and Climate Change.
The following specialists participated as speakers during the event: Mr Eduardo participate Gudynas, Doctor of Social Ecology of the Franciscan multi-diversity of Latin America and the Pontifical College of St.Bonaventure in Rome; Mr Pablo Canziani, PhD in Physics from the University of Buenos Aires, member of the scientific equipment for NASA satellite missions; Mr Roque Junges, Doctor in moral theology at the Pontifical University in Rome Greogriana; and Mr Hugo Rodriguez, rector of Pro Extension and Media Relations of the University of the Republic.

As a complement to the oral presentations that took place, one of the objectives of the celebration was to transform them into opportunities for an open debate, opportunities for meetings, discussion platforms where several members of the public discussed and built horizontally on the subject.

Groups and interest groups working on issues of bioethics, ethics and climate change across the country were especially invited to participate.