Standing Committee on Responsibility and Ethics in Science (SCRES)

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Founded

1996-09

History

Sep 1996, by the 25th General Assembly of H-XA1752 - International Council for Science (ICSU).

Aims

Assist the ICSU Executive Board in finding solutions to problems concerning ethics and responsibility in the conduct of science. Terms of reference: act as a focus within ICSU and with outside partners for questions pertaining to scientific responsibility; clarify issues of moral principle which affect the choice of policies for scientific research; raise awareness of important ethical issues among scientists, policy makers and the public.

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Structure

Committee, consisting of 6 regular members, including Secretary General of ICSU ex officio and the Director. Secretariat run by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters in close cooperation with the ICSU headquarters in Paris (France).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

UIA Org ID

XE2839

Last News

1998

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