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Regional workshop of experts in ethics teaching in Dakar
From 18 to 20 March 2009, a workshop of experts from Botswana, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Namibia and Nigeria was held in Dakar (Senegal). Existing teaching programmes in the field of bioethics and ethics were discussed and analysed.
The Ethics Education Program of UNESCO is mapping existing teaching programs in the area of ethics in the Member States of UNESCO to respond to the needs of ethics teaching in Member States. In this context, UNESCO organized a workshop of experts from Botswana, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Namibia and Nigeria in Dakar. They discussed and analysed existing teaching programmes in the field of bioethics and ethics.

Objectives
  • To describe existing ethics teaching programmes (bioethics, ethics of science and technology, fundamental ethics.
  • To develop a network of experts in the teaching of ethics.
  • To establish a future plan of action on how ethics teaching programmes can be linked to existing ethics master programmes in the sub-region.
  • To encourage the establishment of UNESCO Chairs in bioethics and ethics of science and technology in the sub-region
Organisers: UNESCO Headquarters (Paris), UNESCO-BREDA (UNESCO Office in Dakar), UNESCO Office in Nairobi.

Participants: maximum 20 persons from 6 to 8 countries.

Venue: UNESCO-BREDA (Dakar).

For further information, please contact:
Christophe Dikenou
UNESCO-BREDA, Dakar, Senegal
E-mail: kc.dikenou@unesco.org 









Author(s) UNESCO
Publication Date 17-03-2009
Source UNESCO




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