UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (569), established in 2001 at the University of Haifa, (Israel).


Medical Ethics.


  • The purpose of the Chair shall be to coordinate and stimulate an international Network of Institutes for Medical Ethics Training (NIMED), associating higher education institutions in both the developed and developing countries.
  • To develop an up-to-date syllabus for medical ethics education which will satisfy the requirements of medical schools in the world.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.



Prof. Amnon Carmi, University of Haifa, International Center for Medical Law -Law School
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Bioethics
E-Mail address - acarmi(at)
Work Phone - 972 4 837-5219
Fax - 972-4-838-15-87
Street - Mount Carmel, P.O. Box 6451
City - Haifa
Postal Code - 31063
Country - Israel