6th UNESCO-Kumamoto University Roundtable 2012 “Bioethics: From Theory to Practice”

The roundtable will bring together around 50 scholars and policy makers from many disciplines all around the world to discuss and deliberate on bioethics, in particular the impact of Asian bioethics upon life, society, environment, states and the international system.

Discussions will focus on

- Bioethics: From Theory to Practice
- Translating Theoretical Bioethics into Practical Bioethics for the Public
- Medical Ethics
- Ethics of Assisted Reproductive Technology
- Applying Ethics to Public Controversies, including Fukushima
- Environmental Ethics

Paper presentations and participation from academics, scholars, policy makers, and students in various disciplines are welcomed.


Type of Event Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Start 08.12.2012 12:00 local time
End 10.12.2012 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Macer, Darryl
Organizer University of Kumamoto
Contact d.macer@unesco.org
Country Japan
City Kumamoto
Venue University of Kumamoto
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 50
Official Website
Link 1 Agenda
Link 2 UNESCO Office in Bangkok
Link 3 Bioethics in UNESCO
Link 4