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  recommendations_for_journalists_cover_71.jpg     Bioethics and Media. Recommendations for Journalists
UNESCO Office in Moscow
This book consists of a set of recommendations, which can be used by the journalist community as guidelines for covering issues related to bioethics in mass media.  More...


      Bioethics: International Implications
Proceedings of the Round Table of Ministers of Science (available free of charge from the Bioethics Section)  More...


      Birth of the Universal Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights
Division of the Ethics of Science and Technology, UNESCO
Available free of charge from the Bioethics Section. This work retraces the various stages in the conception, development and formulation of the successive versions of the Declaration, while responding to the expectations of States and incorporating the findings of the consultation carried out among scientists, philosophers, lawyers, international intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations and associations representative of society in all its diversity.  More...



      Discussion Paper of the Round Table of Ministers of Science on "Bioethics: International Implications"
The purpose of this document is to raise a series of questions and to point to a number of avenues of reflection that could serve to fuel discussions. It is structured around four complementary issues: 1. basic concepts and principles of bioethics; 2. current issues in bioethics; 3. institutional and regulatory norms and systems: the rationale for a universal text on bioethics; and 4. consciousness-raising, information, education and public debate.  More...


      The Communiqué issued at the close of the Round Table of Ministers of Science on "Bioethics: International Implications"
Paris, UNESCO, 22 - 23 October 2001  More...


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