Links and Resources of Eubios Ethics Institute

Resources, Networks and Projects

·       Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics (EJAIB) is the official journal of the Asian Bioethics Association (ABA)

·       To a chronological paper list of EJAIB

·       books (in English and Japanese)

·       Bioethics is Love of Life An alternative textbook on cross-cultural ethics / total Japanese translation

·       News in Biotechnology and Bioethics

·       Papers on bioethics by Darryl Macer

·       Bioethics teaching network in Japan (in Japanese)

·       Eubios Ethics Institute Newsletter (EEIN) (1990-1995)

·       Other WWW information links on bioethics

·       Eubios Declaration for International Bioethics (Open for signature from 1 March 2002)

·       Asian Bioethics Association list serve (yahoo groups all welcome)

·       Cooperative projects with the Regional Unit for Social and Human Sciences in Asia and the Pacific (RUSHSAP), UNESCO Bangkok

·       Cooperation with the UNESCO Ethics and Climate Change in Asia Pacific (ECCAP) Project

·       Cooperation with the UNESCO Asia-Pacific School of Ethics

·       UNESCO Ethics Reports (Extensive list of reports and books on ethics from UNESCO)

·       UNESCO International Bioethics Journal Club

·       Join the human behaviourome/mental map project

·       Behaviourome list serve (yahoo groups all welcome)

·       To UNESCO/IUBS/EUBIOS LIVING Bioethics Dictionary Edition 1.3 (1.7 Mb Word file)

·       To UNESCO/IUBS/EUBIOS LIVING Bioethics Dictionary Edition 1.3 (in html format with alphabetical search)

·       To Updates on UNESCO/IUBS/EUBIOS Bioethics Dictionary

Bioethics education resources and networks:

·       A Cross Cultural Introduction to Bioethics (2006 resource/textbook), and Multilingual teaching materials compiled under the UNESCO Bangkok Bioethics Education Project

·       Download the Teaching guide, references, Internet links (regularly updated)

·       Bioethics education textbook project (in English)/ (details in Japanese)

·       International Bioethics Education Network list serve (yahoo groups all welcome; also an IAB affiliated network)

·       Multilingual on-line resources for bioethics education

·       Bioethics Drama 1 movie: The responsbility of saving lives (8Mb)

·       Bioethics Drama 2 movie: My career, my life, my choice (17Mb)

·       Bioethics for students list serve (yahoo groups all welcome)

Past conference abstracts from Tsukuba Bioethics Roundtables and Asian Bioethics Conferences (also see books):

·       Conference - What are the Common Grounds: An American and Japanese Dialogue on Genetic Disease Linked to Racial and Ethnic Groups, Tokyo (8-9 May, 2003)

Cooperating Associations

(See Information page for many more)

·       Asian Bioethics Association (ABA)

·       Asian Bioethics Association (ABA) membership list

·       Asian Bioethics Association list serve (yahoo groups all welcome)

·       IUBS Bioethics Program

·       International Association of Bioethics

·       All India Association of Bioethics (AIBA)

·       IAB Bioethics and Genetics Network

·       Mystical Bioethics Network

·       To UNESCO International Bioethics Committee

Selected declarations and documents

·       see individual News pages for more.

·       Haplotype Mapping Project in Japan (in Japanese)/Hap Map Project (International site)

·       Haplotype Mapping Project in Japan IRB application form (in Japanese)/(in English, download as doc file)/>/(in English, supplementary document, doc file)/>/(in English, final IRB approval, doc file)

·       Coriell Repository CAG policy (Community Advisory Groups for HapMap)

·       Statement on Cloning (English) / (Japanese)

·       Statement on GMO Labeling Policy in Japan (English) / (Japanese)

·       Centre d'Etudes sur la Reconnaissance de la Personne Humaine / C.E.R.P.H. / Study Centre on the Recognition of Human Personhood

·       Global Summit of National Bioethics Commissions: Tokyo Communique

·       HUGO ELSI Committee - Statement on the Principled Conduct of Genetics Research (March 1996)

·       HUGO Ethics Committee Statement on DNA Sampling: Control and Access (March 1998)

·       HUGO Ethics Committee Statement on Cloning (March 1999)

·       HUGO Ethics Committee Statement on Benefit Sharing (April 2000)

·       HUGO Ethics Committee Statement on Gene Therapy Research (June 2001)

·       HUGO Ethics Committee Statement on Human Genomic Databases (December 2002)

·       HUGO Ethics Committee Statement on Human Stem Cells (November 2004) (pdf)

·       1997 Public opinion on biotechnology in New Zealand and Japan

·       2000 Public opinion on biotechnology in Japan

·       2003 Public opinion on biotechnology in Japan

United Nations Reports

·       UNESCO Books on Ethics and Reports (Extensive list of reports and books on ethics from UNESCO)

·       UNESCO Universal Declaration On The Human Genome And Human Rights

·       UNESCO International Declaration on Human Genetic Data (16 October, 2003; pdf)

·       UNESCO Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights (19 October, 2005; pdf)

·       FAO Ethics Series 1: Ethical issues in food and agriculture (pdf)

·       FAO Ethics Series 2: Genetically modified organisms, consumers, food safety and the environment (pdf)

·       FAO Ethics Series 3: The ethics of sustainable agricultural intensification (pdf)

Other news and links

·       World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki

·       Council of Europe Bioethics Convention

·       IAB London Declaration

·       Listing Of Selected International Declarations, Guidelines, etc. on Bioethics / Health Care Ethics / Human Rights Aspects Of Health

·       Selected Bibliography on Human Rights and Health

·       New - searchable Abstracts on assisted reproduction from Ken Daniels / Old list until 1996 is on this site.

·       Ethical Guidelines for Analytical Research on the Human Genome/Genes (Japan)

·       Fundamental Principles of Research on the Human Genome (Japan)

·       Japanese human cloning law

·       Journal of Chinese Medical Ethics - Some Abstracts

·       Medicine and Philosophy Journal (China) - Some Abstracts

·       United Nations University Bioethics Project on Identifying Priority Areas for Global Bioethics

·       genetics and bioethics network

·       list of members of the Genetics Network

·       Conference list

The provision of the EJAIB, EEIN, high school teaching materials and books on this site should open the information to more people, and if you can receive the copy by Internet you may save the need for posting a hard copy.

The subscription fees are in the journal information, and orders can be Emailed or posted to:
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Thailand 10110
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This page was last updated on 12 September 2010.