Fourth B.I.O. International Conference – International University for the Bio-Environment

Fourth B.I.O. International Conference

International University for the Bio-Environment

Athens, January 1991

Proceedings  Resolutions

Bio-Education as a Pathway to Bio-Culture

Greece: International University for the Bio-Environment – a New Vision, Dr. Agni Vlavianos-Arvanitis, President and Founder, Biopolitics International Organisation
Singapore: Higher Education and the Bio-environmental Challenge, Professor Tham Seong Chee, University of Singapore
Turkey: Towards an International University for the Bio-Environment, Professor Necdet Serin, President, Ankara University
U.S.A.: Environmental Codetermination: From the Biopolitics Thesis to Praxis, Professor Climis A. Davos, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, School of Public Health, UCLA
Belgium: Man-Education-Industry, Dr. Stefan Klein, President, International Society for Research on Civilisation Diseases and on Environment
Romania: How to Educate People for a Better Attitude Regarding the Bio-Environment, Dr. Pia Elena Mihnea, Romanian Marine Research Institute
USSR: Environmental Education in Modern Society, Professor Jaanus Kiili,Tallinn Teachers Training Institute, Estonia; Equilibrium Between Natura and Homo – the Leading Role of the I.U.B.E., Andrew Belkovsky, Centre of Human Sciences, Presidium of the Academy of Sciences
Australia: Education for Survival and a Better World, Professor Stephen Boyden, Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, Australian National University
Bio-Culture, from Mythos to the Present

Turkey: Biospherical Anthropocentirsm: Persisting Development of the Most Advanced Species, Professor Yaman Ors, M.D., Medical Faculty, Ankara University
Greece: Ideologies and Ecological Crisis, Professor Megas L. Farantos, University of Athens; Some Approaches to Environmental Issues in Societies of the Past, Dr. Richard Witt, New York College, Athens
UK: Environment East – Environment West: Choices for an Environment Syllabus, Dr. David Watts, Dean, School of Geography and Earth Resources, University of Hull
Sri Lanka: The Formulation of a Societal Value System for Bios in the Next Millennium, Kumaran Fernando, Secretary General, UNA
The Philosophical Quest

UK: Environmental Competence: The New Educational Challenge, Professor Andrew Brennan, Philosophy Department, University of Stirling; The Problem of the Definition of Bios*, Professor Rom Harre, Department of Philosophy, Oxford University
USSR: Russian Culture and the Synthesis of Ecological Thought, Maxim V. Provotorov, Medical Institute of the Soviet Union; Bios and the Metamorphosis of Human Consciousness, Dr. Nadezhda Shulenina, Philosophy Department, Lomonosov University, Moscow
Greece: Space, Time and Kairos, Professor Evanghelos A. Moutsopoulos, Department of Philosophy, University of Athens, Member Academy of Athens
The Quest for Bio-Ethics

Belgium: Bioethics, Professor Frederic A. Lints, Faculty of Sciences, Catholic University of Louvain
France: How Far to go in Genetic Engineering and Genetic Manipulation, Professor E.E. Creppy, Laboratory of Toxicology and Applied Hygiene, University of Bordeaux II
Belgium: The Bio-Environment – a Gift to be Managed, Dr. Huberte Hanquet, Senator, President of the Commission of Foreign Affairs
Turkey: The Meaning of Life from the Christian Point of View*, His Eminence the Metropolitan of Philadelphia, Dr. Meliton Karas, Secretary of the Holy Synod, Ecumenical Patriarchate
The Biotechnological Challenge

USSR: Industrial Biotechnology and Biopolitical Problems, Professor Michail N. Manakov, Moscow Mendeleyev Chemico-Technological Institute Professor N.B. Gradova, Moscow Mendeleyev Chemico-Technological Institute; Supraorganismic Biological Structures in Biopolitical Terms, Professor Mikhail V. Gusev, Dean, Faculty of Biology, Moscow State University Professor Vitaly Samuilov, Deputy Dean, Department of Biology, Moscow State University Dr. A. V. Oleskin, Department of Biology, Moscow State University
Austria: Biosociety – a Sustainable Society Using Technical Bioprocessing in Natural Cycles, Professor Anton Moser, Technical University of Graz
Poland: Biomedical and Ecological Conditions in the Creation of Bio-Environment, Edward Kamienski, Director, Centre for Building Biology and Environmental Energy Action
Bio-Legislation – Past and Present Challenges

Greece: The Embryo in Byzantine Canon Law, Professor Spyros Troianos, Faculty of Law, University of Athens
Israel: The Protection of Biotechno-logical Inventions, Mayer Gabay, Civil Service Commissioner, Former Director General, Ministry of Justice
Bios and Business

Germany: Towards a “World Budget.” Thoughts on a World Resource Tax, Professor Udo E. Simonis, Director, International Institute for the Environment and Society, Science Centre Berlin; Motivation of Personnel for more Environmental Protection in Practice, Dr. Georg Winter, Chairman of the Board, B.A.U.M. Environmental Management Association
Greece: Bios and Business, Kitty P. Kyriacopoulos, Chairman of the Board, Bauxites Parnasse Mining Company S.A.
Turkey: Bios and Developing Economies, Orhan Karakullukcu, Industrialist, f. Mayor of Trabzon
Maintaining Bio-Diversity

UK: Tropical Rainforests and Sustainable Use: The Need for Global Education, Dr. David J. Chivers, Scientific Director, Department of Veterinary Anatomy; The I.U.B.E., An International Awareness Centre, William J. Cairns, Chairman, W.J. Cairns and Partners
Belgium Views on the I.U.B.E. Structure, Dr. Rene van Essche, Director, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs for the EEC
Turkey: Bio-Diversity in Turkey, Professor Aykut Kence, Chairman, Department of Biology, Middle East Technical University
Canada: Restoration of the Coast: Positive Technology at Work, Dr. Colin D. Levings, Research Scientist, West Vancouver Laboratory
Philippines: ASEAN Coastal Management: Paradox Emerging from the Philosophy of Need, Dr. Miguel D. Fortes, Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines
Netherlands: A Quantitative Method for the Description and Assessment of Ecosystems: The AMOEBA Approach, B.J.I. ten Brink and F. Colijn, Tidal Waters Division, Ministry of Transport and Public Works
Israel: Perturbations in the Marine Environment and their Impact on Living Resources, Professor Baruch Kimor, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
CSSR: The Oceans: Exploitation of Resources and Pollution, Professor Vaclav K. Mejstrik, Director, Environmental Ecology Institute, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences
USSR: Ecological Monitoring of Seas and Oceans The Eco-Aqua Project, Dr. Vladislav Souponitsky, General Director of the Eco-Aqua Consortium, Structure of the International University for the Bio-Environment
France: Has the Time Come for the I.U.B.E.?, Georges Martin, Engineer, Agronomist-Consultant
Greece: I.U.B.E. Financial Structure, H.E. Ambassador Achilles Exarchos; The Role of the International University for the Bio-Environment, Professor Basil C. Papadias, National Technical University of Athens
France: Remarks on the Conditions for the Creation of the I.U.B.E., Professor Michel Despax, Honourary President, University of Social Sciences of Toulouse
Ghana: The Structure of the I.U.B.E., Mike Awua-Asamoa, Director, Deputy Secretary General, WFUNA Africa Regional Office
Poland: Sailing University, Captain Krzysztof Baranowski, International Class Afloat Foundation
USA: A Strategic Approach for Environmental Education, Professor Nicholas A. Ashford, M.I.T.
Turkey: The I.U.B.E.: Its Goals and Clients, Professor Rusen Keles, Director, Centre for Environmental Studies, Ankara University
Portugal: The I.U.B.E.: Education and Behaviour, Professor Antonio Manuel de Sousa Otto, Director, Ministry of Industry and Commerce
The Framework of the I.U.B.E.

Ghana: Re-directing Societal Values and Attitudes for the Respect of the Bio-Environment Bernard Kwami Kuma, Honourary President, WFUNA
Israel: The Strategy Behind Environmental Education, Professor Lev Fishelson, University of Tel Aviv
Belgium: Human Ecology as an Example of Interdisciplinary Cooperation, Professor Charles Susanne, Laboratory of Human Genetics, Free University of Brussels
Turkey: Some Views on the I.U.B.E., Professor Ahmet Samsunlu, Istanbul Technical University
Greece: Priorities and Urgency of Environmental Problems*, Professor John Papaioannou, Adviser, Athens Centre of Ekistics
UK: The B.I.O. and the International University for the Bio-Environment, Professor Andrew A. Brennan, Department of Philosophy, University of Stirling
Germany: Think Globally, Act Locally Professor Erich Taubert, Member of the Board of the UNA
USA: Systems Human Ecology: Towards a new Paradigm, Professor Stephen L. Chorover, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachussetts Institute of Technology
Turkey: Establishment of the I.U.B.E. to Provide Global Cooperation Professor Hunay Evliya, Cukorova University
Poland: The Conception of the I.U.B.E. Bio-Environment, Professor Jan W. Dobrowolski, Deputy Dean, Institute of Management and Protection of the Environment, Polish Academy of Sciences
Netherlands: The Sum of Billions of Individual Decisions Can Mean Change, Albert T.H. Ten Houten, Member of the Dutch National Advisory Council for Research on Nature and Environment
Sri Lanka: B.I.O. and the I.U.B.E., Obser-vations on Goals and Objectives, Kuma-ran Fernando, Secretary General, UNA
Philippines: The I.U.B.E. – Goals and Priorities, Dr. Liduvina R. Senora, Executive Secretary, UNA

The Views of Youth

Greece: I.U.B.E. – the Involvement of Youth, Christos Efthimiopoulos, University of Athens and Alexis Coscoros, Athens College

The Role of the Media

USA: The Alliance Network for Environmental Education, Professor Terence John Mills, Director, Centre for Environmental Education, Oklahoma State University; The Importance of Context: Environmental Education in the United States, Dr. David W. Shapiro, Media Specialist

Bio-Syllabus Recommendations

U.K.: Study of Environmental Science at British Universities*, Dr. Robert T. Taylor, British Council, Athens; Biopo-litics and the Peace Studies Curriculum*, Terence Duffy, Senior Tutor in Peace Studies, University of Ulster
U.S.A.: One Week Programme in Bio-Habitability*, Professor Giulio Pontecorvo, Director, Centre for Business and Government Studies, Columbia University
Netherlands: A Bio-Syllabus: Cleaner Production – Theory, Concepts, Practice, Professor Donald Huisingh, Erasmus Centre for Environmental Studies, Erasmus University
Israel: The B.I.O. Curriculum: The “Beyond” Curriculum, Professor Edna Aphek, The Seminary of Judaic Studies
Hungary: Bio-Environment Courses in the Economics University Professor Gyula Bora, Rector, Budapest University of Economics
Turkey: The I.U.B.E. – A Special Subject Model, Professor Zafer Erturk, Dean, Technical University Karadeniz
USSR: On the Problem of Anthropocentrism and Biocentrism, Professor Mikhail V. Gusev, Dean, Faculty of Biology, Moscow State University; Majoring in Biopolitics in the I.U.B.E., Dr. Boris A. Gontarev, President, Academy of World Civilizations, Moscow
Israel: Curriculum Format of the I.U.B.E., Dr. Uri Marinov, Director General, Ministry of the Environment
Philippines: Global Environmental Scenario a Concern of the I.U.B.E., Gloria Castro Gatchalian, Project Director, Eulogio Amang Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology


Turkey: Bio-Diplomacy and the Bio-Environment H.E., Ambassador Gunduz Aktan
Colombia: Bio-Diplomacy: The Colombian Dimension H.E., Ambassador Eduardo Barajas
Morocco: Aspects of Environmental Policy in Morocco H.E., Ambassador Abdelaziz Laabi
Sudan: The African Dimension, H.E. Ambassador Tagelsir Mohamed Abbas
Israel: The Challenge of Protecting the Bio-Environment*, H.E. Ambassador Moshe Gilboa
Egypt: Egyptian Policy, Environmental Protection and International Co-operation, H.E. Ambassador Ahmed Shaban El-Zant


USA: Educational and Political Outreach by the I.U.B.E., Jordan A. Horvath, Board of Directors, UNA and James P. Muldoon, Jr, Director, Model UN and Youth, UNA
Nigeria: The Bio-Syllabus African Dimension: The Need for International Education, Tina Uwechue, Barrister at Law, Vice-President, UNA
China: A Quick Glance at a Developing Country’s Bio-Environmental Education, Liu Chun Yu, Deputy Director, Pollution Control Department, Environmental Protection Agency
Japan: Approach to Global Environmental Issues, Professor Jiro Kondo, President, Science Council of Japan, Director, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth
Israel: The Israeli Environmental Scenario for the Year 2025, Dr. Amram Pruginin, Deputy Director General, Ministry of the Environment, Poland: Ecodevelopment-Education-Politics, Professor Stanislaw Radwan, Academy of Agriculture, Institute of Physical Planning; Bio-Environmental Protection, the Present and New Vision, Professor Krzysztof Korzeniewski, Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdansk and Professor Janina Ewert, Faculty of Mathematics and Sciences, Pedagogical University, Slupsk
USSR: Protection of the Environment – a Part of the Soviet Union’s Science Policy, Professor Y. Karabasov and Professor A. Shlikov, State Committee for Science and Technology
Germany: Ecological Urban Restructuring, Professor Udo E. Simonis, Director, International Institute for the Environment and Society, Science Centre Berlin and Dr. Ekhart Hahn, Research Fellow, Science Centre of Berlin
CSSR: Political Decisions on Ecological Problems: Anthropo-Ecological Approach, Dr. Jaroslav Stoklasa, Chairman of the Federal Committee for the Environment, Academy of Sciences
Yugoslavia: Environment, Survival and Bioethics: The Drama of Contemporary Civilization, Professor Dusan Kanazir, President, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts.