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SHS e-news n° 6 – September 2006 – International migration makes headline news in SHSviews No. 14
This 6th issue is to announce the publication of the UNESCO SHS quarterly magazine No. 14 which has been renamed SHSviews for the English edition, and SHSregards for the French edition, and will now be printed on recycled paper in order to contribute to the protection of the environment.
SHS e-news n° 6 – September 2006 – International migration makes headline news in SHSviews No. 14 The main articles of SHSviews cover topical issues from September to November 2006:You will also find in this No. 14:

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


Other events planned for the month of September 2006:
  • From 30 August to 2 September: Interamerican Congress of Education on Human Rights. Brasilia, Brazil.
  • From 1st to 6 September: World Peace Festival. Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
  • 5 September: 60-minute meeting: “Bioethics”. UNESCO, Paris, France.
  • 14-15 September: 2nd Experts’ meeting on Global Ethics Observatory database (legislation section). UNESCO, Paris, France.
  • 14-15 September: United Nations General Assembly High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development. United Nations, New York, USA.
  • 18-19 September: a symposium titled “What is Islamic feminism?” organized by UNESCO in cooperation with “la Commission Islam et Laïcité”. Room XIII, Bonvin, UNESCO, Paris, France.
  • From 18 to 24 September: Launch of African Coalition of Cities Against Racism at “Africities 2006”. Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 21 September: Award ceremony of the UNESCO Prize for Peace Education, on the occasion of International Peace Day. UNESCO, Paris, France.
  • 21 September: International Peace Day. Bujumbura, Burundi.
  • 21 September: International Culture of Peace: Voice of Youth. Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 21-22 September: National Conference on the application of the Universal Declaration of Bioethics and Human Rights. Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 25 September: a new session of the 21st Century Talks on the topic "sharing of knowledge: always for tomorrow? " with Jacques Attali, Boutros Boutros-Ghali and Nouzha Guessous Idrissi. 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Room XII, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France.
  • From 30 September to 2 October: a World Anti-Doping Symposium “Effectiveness of the Anti-Doping Fight”, organized by International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Lausanne, Switzerland.
Agenda of UNESCO’s Social and Human Sciences Sector: www.unesco.org/shs/agenda
UNESCO Social and Human Sciences Sector Website: www.unesco.org/shs
SHSviews website: www.unesco.org/shs/views

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Author(s) UNESCO - Social and Human Sciences Sector
Publication Date 05-09-2006

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