The UNESCO Chair will host a cultural and academic encounter on “The Global Bioethics of Genomics and Human Enhancement in the 21st Century” at the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum and the European University of Rome on December 21, 2016.

The Meetings surrounding this event will shape the investigation and work of the International Network of Bioethics, Aesthetics, Technoscience, and Biorights. Director of the UNESCO Chair, Alberto Garcia, will present on the theme “Bioethics and Global Art: The transforming power of human behavior through art.” Later in the day, Dr. Amparo de Jesús Zárate Cuello of the Universidad Militar Nueva Granada will speak on “Bioethics, Euthanasia, Biorights: Considerations regarding biomedical and biotechnical advances in man’s scientific shift toward posthumanism.”

A full program of the events can be seen here.