May 24, 2024

UNESCO bioethics chair installed in Cote d’Ivoire

Africa’s first francophone bioethics chair

official installation of UNESCO’s first francophone Africa chair of bioethics
took place at the University of Bouaké in the Côte d’Ivoire capital of Abidjan.
For English-speaking African countries, the bioethics chair is based at Egerton University in Kenya.

the ceremony in July the university’s president Lazare Poamé, a chief proponent
of studies in bioethics in the mid-1990s, described the installation as “one of
the greatest intellectual events in the history of this university”. ~ University World News, Aug 8

Jared Yee