International Bioethics Committee of UNESCO (IBC)

Comité international de bioéthique de l'UNESCO (CIB)

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History

Founded 1993, by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Statutes of permanent committee adopted at 154th Session of UNESCO Executive Board, 7 May 1998. Also known as UNESCO International Committee of Bioethics.

Aims

Promote reflection on ethical and legal issues raised by research in life sciences and their applications; encourage exchange of ideas and information, particularly through education; encourage action to heighten awareness among specialized groups, public and private decision-makers and the general public; in contribute to dissemination and promotion of principles set out in the normative instruments adopted by UNESCO (Universal Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights, 1997; International Declaration on Human Genetic Data, 2003; Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, 2005).

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Activities

Standards/guidelines; events/meetings. Management of treaties and agreements: International Declaration on Human Genetic Data; Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights; Universal Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights.

Structure

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Languages

Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 7 inter-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 36 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Biosciences
    • Biosciences
  • Law
    • Legality
  • Culture
    • UNESCO Bodies
  • Morals
    • Morals

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

K0459

Last News Received

17. Mar 2015
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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