Commission mondiale d'éthique des connaissances scientifiques et des technologies de l'UNESCO (COMEST)

UNESCO World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology

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URL: http://www.unesco.org/ethics/

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Founded

1997

History

1997, by B-XB3383 - UNESCO. Statutes adopted at 154th session of UNESCO Executive Board, 7 May 1998.

Aims

Advise UNESCO on the promotion of ethical principles pertaining to scientific and technological progress; raise international awareness and understanding and promote a dialogue between the scientific communities, decision makers and the public at large.

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Structure

World Commission comprises 18 eminent scientists and personalities appointed by the Director-General of UNESCO. Bureau, comprising President, 2 Vice-Presidents and Rapporteur. Director-General; Executive Secretary. Observers: intergovernmental and international nongovernmental organizations; member and associate member states of UNESCO are also entitled to attend as observers as are (at the invitation of the Director-General) other member countries of UN System organizations.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

UIA Org ID

XE3796

Last News

2018

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