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Constructing the Foundation of Peace

60 Women contributing to the 60 years of UNESCO - Constructing the Foundation of Peace.

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  • About Programme
  • Principal priority Ethics of science and technology, with emphasis on bioethics

  • Other priorities Promotion of human rights and the fight against all forms of discrimination, racism, xenophobia and related intolerance through activities in UNESCO's field of competence.

    Foresight, philosophy, human sciences, democracy and the enhancement of human security.

    Management of social transformation (MOST).
  • International goals and commitments
  • Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), in particular MDG

    United Nations Millennium Declaration

    Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action adopted by the World Conference on Human Rights (1993)

    Declaration and Programme of Action for the International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World (2001-2010)

    Plan of Action adopted by the World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance (2001)

    International instruments in bioethics, including Universal Declaration on the Genome and Human Rights and International Declaration on Human Genetic Data