Mission statement

In keeping with the objectives of UNESCO and the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights. the European Division seeks to coordinate European initiatives in bioethical education and research on a range of issues related to (bio)medicine, health and broader markers of human wellbeing.


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Join us in Porto, Portugal during 8-11th March 2021 for the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 14th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Health Law.

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Steering Council Chairs

  • Vojin_Rakic

    Prof. Vojin Rakić - Chair of European Division


Head, Serbian Unit of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics

Email: vojinrakic@hotmail.com

  • GabrieleWerner-Felmayer

    Prof. Gabriele Werner-Felmayer (Austria) - Vice-Chair for education, European Division


Head, Austrian Unit of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics

Email: gabriele.werner-felmayer@i-med.ac.at

  • oliverfeeney

    Dr. Oliver Feeney (Ireland) - Vice-Chair for research, European Division


Head, Irish Unit of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics

Email: feeney.oli@gmail.com