Learning to Live Together

Promoting policy dialogue in bioethics through capacity development of the National Bioethics Committee in Oman

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The 3-day national workshop, hosted at the Sultan Qaboos University, aims to enhance the capacity of the Omani National Bioethics Committee by addressing emerging bioethics issues. It will target current and future members of the Committee.

The workshop has 3 components:

1) Perspectives and debates of “Global Ethics” and Sustainable Development Goals.
2) Effective mechanisms and functionning of the national committee inculding strategic communication and media relations
3) Discuss how the normative context should be applied to their deliberations based on the articles of the universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, especially in relation to genetics and consanguinity issues.


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 02.04.2017 07:00 local time
End 04.04.2017 12:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Sugita, Seiko
Organizer UNESCO
Contact Seiko Sugita, s.sugita@unesco.org
Country Oman
City Muscat
Venue Sultan Qaboos University
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the Sultanate of Oman to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 50
Official Website
Link 1 Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights
Link 2 UNESCO Office in Beirut
Link 3 UNESCO and bioethics
Link 4


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