Unesco’s Global Ethics Observatory
- Correspondence to: H ten Have UNESCO, Division of Ethics of Science and Technology, 1, rue Miollis, 75015 Paris, France;
- Received 4 March 2006
- Accepted 6 March 2006
- Revised 4 March 2006
The Global Ethics Observatory, launched by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization in December 2005, is a system of databases in the ethics of science and technology. It presents data on experts in ethics, on institutions (university departments and centres, commissions, councils and review boards, and societies and associations) and on teaching programmes in ethics. It has a global coverage and will be available in six major languages. Its aim is to facilitate the establishment of ethical infrastructures and international cooperation all around the world.
- GEObs, Global Ethics Observatory
- IBC, International Bioethics Committee
- Unesco, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
Competing interests: None.