Dear All members & Viewers,
It is our pleasure to anounce that the first conference of the “Bioethics Network on Women’s issues in the Arab region” was sucessfully held in Cairo, on 7 & 8 December 2011.
Agenda of the conference: Bioethics Network 1st Conference Agenda
Outcomes of this conference were:
– Discussion on specific topics such as pre-marital genetic test, female genitale mutilation, women’s health care challenges in the Arab region. Presentations of the key speakers to come soon on this blog.
– Discussion on the mission, objectives and structure of the network. Many ideas have been shared to implement a functioning network. Full report coming soon on this blog.
– Composition of a task-force / interim committee in charge of drafting the mission, the objectives and the structure of the network, to be submitted for approval to the community of members within 6 months.
If you are interested to participate in our network as well and become a member, please send a mail to arab.bioethics(at)unesco.org.