Category Archives: Scientific community and women

International Women’s Day

8 March is recognized by the United Nations System as the International Women’s Day. In ideal world, I suppose that we do not need such a day to focus specially on women. Unfortunately, in many parts of the world, developing … Continue reading

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Presentation of the key speakers – 2nd part

Dear All Members & Viewers, Kindly find here the power point presentation of the key speakers of the first session  (7 December 2011) of the First Conference of the “Bioethics Network on Women’s Issues in the Arab Region”: Carolyn Ells, … Continue reading

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Presentations of the key speakers now available

Dear All Members & Viewers, Kindly find here the power point presentations of the key speakers of the second session  (8 December 2011) of the First Conference of the “Bioethics Network on Women’s Issues in the Arab Region”. Dr. Orio … Continue reading

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Agenda of the first conference of the network on 7 & 8 December 2011

Dear members of the network’s blog and viewers, UNESCO Cairo Office, in cooperation with RDIC-BEST (Regional Documentation and Information Center for Bioethics and Ethics of Science and Technology in Egypt) is organizing a regional conference “Current Challenges in Healthcare and Research … Continue reading

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7th Ordinary Session of the World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST)

7th Ordinary Session of the World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST) was organized in Doha, Qatar from 9 to 12 October 2011. On the third day of the meeting, a Round table session on “Gender, … Continue reading

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Welcome

The Bioethics Network on Women’s Issues in the Arab region is initiated by UNESCO Cairo Office and experts in the region in view of opening a dialogue on ethical issues surrounding women’s health and welfare in the Arab region and … Continue reading

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