National workshop on Ethics teaching and research ethics

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A national workshop on "Ethics teaching and research ethics" will be organized by UNESCO and the World Health Organization (WHO), in close coordination with the Syrian National Commission for UNESCO and the Syrian National Bioethics Committee, in Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic, from 27 to 30 August 2017. It aims to enhance the capacity of Syrian university professors engaged in bioethics teaching and research, who will be introduced to the tools on bioethics teaching produced by UNESCO and WHO.

The workshop will present tools such as the Bioethics Core Curriculum (BCC) developed by UNESCO based on the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights (UDBHR) and tools which can be used to enhance research ethics especially in humanitarian settings produced by WHO.

The workshop will target Syrian professorts in medical and public health education including experts who work in a humanitarian context.


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 27.08.2017 10:00 local time
End 30.08.2017 11:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Sugita, Seiko
Organizer UNESCO and World Health Organization
Country Syrian Arab Republic
City Damascus
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English, Arabic
Estimated number of participants 30
Official Website
Link 1 Ethics Education Resources
Link 2 Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights
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