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01.09.2006 - UNESCO Social and Human Sciences

SHSviews 14 - September-November 2006

UNESCO Social and Human Sciences Sector Magazine


Dossier: International Migration / Bioethics in Latin America / Interview: Monique Ilboudo

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This issue of SHSviews covers topical issues from September to November 2006:

A dossier on international migration [PDF] – to coincide with the United Nations High-Level Dialogue on 14 and 15 September in New York, which should prove a turning point regarding the way the international community intends to deal with international migration from now on.

An interview with Monique Ilboudo, Minister for the Promotion of Human Rights, Burkina Faso [PDF], who calls for a change in the approach to the fight against poverty now that we are coming to the end of the First United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty.

An article on the exemplary regional campaign of Latin America and the Caribbean [PDF] – promoting the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights.

You will also find in this No. 14 [PDF]:

Collective intelligence in action, by Pierre Sané, UNESCO's Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences

UNESCO Moscow Office and bioethics
Ethics education: training and teaching
Two Pan-African conferences on bioethics

Human Rights
Cities against racism – 4 regional coalitions before 2007
2nd Human Rights Forum in Nantes

The fight against extreme poverty – an intersectoral challenge for UNESCO

Human Sciences
World Philosophy Day 2006
Modernity and the historian’s perspective
Portuguese-speaking world: new link-up for the human sciences
Rio and Paris on the “Paths to Dignity”

Social Transformations
A programme of Forums to help social development
First Regional Forum of Ministers of South Asian States
World Urban Forum 3 a success
Urban research – a seminar to interpret new trends

Just Published
Urban policies and the right to the city – a reference work on the Net
Back to the city centre
In poor districts some words hurt
International Social Science Journal
Le feu domestiqué : Usages et pratiques dans l’architecture mondiale
Africa and the 21st century


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