Conferences, projects and special events held in cooperation with friends in France
Extensive B.I.O. e-learning programmes in biopolicy and sustainable development
Participation in the inaugural meeting of the Conference Board and in the working group on “Corporate Responses to Humanitarian Disasters Research,” Paris
The B.I.O. President participates as Official Delegate of the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO at the “First intergovernmental meeting of experts aimed at finalising a draft of a declaration on universal norms on bioethics,” Paris.
B.I.O. participation at the World Conference on “ICT for Capacity Building,” sponsored by UNESCO and the Club of Rome, Paris.
“To speak for the world – a selection of speeches and statements by Dag Hammarskjold, Secretary-General of the United Nations 1953-1961” book presentation in commemoration of Dag Hammarskjold’s centenary, attended by Ambassadors, official representatives and academics from 26 countries, Athens. Press release, Programme
Cooperation in the B.I.O. e-learning programme “Biopolicy – Education to Enrich Sustainability.”
Meeting with the World Bank Vice Presidency for Europe and discussion of prospects for future co-operation, Paris. Programme
Participation in the meeting of the World Bank’s European Academic Action Network for Development, Paris.
Participation in the International Bioethics Society meeting with the Parliamentary Assembly at the Council of Europe, Strasbourg. BioNews No. 34 , April 2003 p. 3
The B.I.O. President and Dr. Houchi Etezad of Partenaires & Marches participate as keynote speakers in a conference on bioethics and journalism, organised under the auspices of the French Institute of Patras, Greece.
Francine Cousteau, President of The Cousteau Society, participates in the B.I.O. international conference on the “Creation of an International Court of the Environment” and contributes to the volume of proceedings.
“Resolving the Environmental Crisis. The Need for an International Court of the Environment.” International conference in Athens with the participation of the Secretary General of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, Supreme Court Justices and other eminent personalities BioNews no.26,April2001,p.8-10 , BioNews no. 28, Oct. 2001, p. 8-9, Photos
B.I.O. presentations at the Organisational Meeting and Steering Committee Meeting for the conference on “What Lifestyles for the Third Millennium?” held at the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly, Paris.
B.I.O. publication “Biopolitique – Le Bioenvironnement” is translated from the English and published in French
B.I.O. articles appear regularly throughout 1998 in the French weekly “La Tribune Hellenique.”
First Bios Prize Awarded to Commander Jacques-Yves Cousteau at a ceremony held at the Musee de la Marine, Paris.
Georges Martin, Agricultural Engineer and Agronomic Consultant, participates in the International Sakharov Festival and contributes to the volume of proceedings.
Professor E.E. Creppy, Chairman, Laboratory of Toxicology and Applied Hygiene, University of Bordeaux II; Professor Michel Despax, Honorary President, University of Social Sciences of Toulouse; J. Hartland, Secretary, Committee on Social, Health and Family Affairs, Council of Europe; and George Martin, Engineer and Agronomist-Consultant, serves as Founding Member of the International University for the Bio-Environment.
Professors William Coulet of the University of Social Sciences in Toulouse, and Michel Despax, Honorary President of the University of Social Sciences, Toulouse, participate in the Fifth B.I.O. International Conference on “Biopolitics – the Bio-Environment: The Bio-Assessment of Technology” held in Turkey and contribute to the volume of proceedings.
Professor E.E. Creppy, Chairman, Laboratory of Toxicology and Applied Hygiene, University of Bordeaux II; Professor Michel Despax, Honorary President, University of Social Sciences of Toulouse; and George Martin, Engineer and Agronomist-Consultant, participate in the Fourth B.I.O. International Conference on the “International University for the BioEnvironment” and contribute to the volume of proceedings.
Lecture on the development of a “Bios Curriculum” presented at the St. Joseph Alumnae French Cultural Centre of the City of Athens.
Lecture on “Biopolitics Needed Curriculum Reforms,” Lycee Leonin in Athens.
Philippe de Braeckelaer, Centre de Valorisation Agro-Industriel; George Martin, Ingenieur I.A.N., Chevalier de l’Ordre du Merite; and Dr. Guy Sergheraert, Director of the Centre de Valorisation des Glucides participate in the Second B.I.O. International Conference on “Bios in the Next Millennium” and contribute to the volume of proceedings.
Symposium on “Bios in the Next Millennium” co-sponsored by the French Embassy in Athens, with the participation of: Francois Plaisant, Ambassador of France to Greece; Hubert Curien, Professor at l’Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, President of Conseil Scientifique de la Defense, and Ancien Ministre de la Recherche et de la Technologie; Pierre Feillet, Chef de Departement de Technologie des Glucides et des Proteines, l’ I.N.R.A. de Montpellier; Georges Martin, Ingenieur Agronome, Expert de la Cooperation Technique Internationale, Directeur de Departement, l’Institut de Recherche pour les Huiles et Oleagineux, and Dr. Guy Sergheraert, Director General of Adjoint du Centre de Valorisation des Glucides et Produits Naturels. Publication, Photos
Presentation of B.I.O. proposal to use satellites for international cooperation on bios at the AIDS International Conference in Paris.
Dr. Guy Sergheraert, Director of the Centre de Valorisation des Glucides participates in the First B.I.O. International Conference on “Biopolitics – The Bio-Environment” held in Athens and contributes to the volume of proceedings.