UNESCO Social and Human Sciences Programme
UNESCO places ethics and human rights at the centre of its action
Promote principles, practices and ethical standards pertaining to scientific, technological and social development.
promote the advancement of knowledge on emerging social and ethical global challenges.
Contribute to dialogue among civilizations and to a culture of peace through philosophy, the human sciences, good governance, the promotion of human rights and the fight against racism.
In the field of ethics of science and technology, UNESCO focuses on emerging ethical challenges: nanotechnologies, converging technologies, biometrics and biosecurity.