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Globethics.net is a global network of persons and institutions interested in various fields of applied ethics. It offers access to a large number of resources on ethics, especially through its leading global digital ethics library and facilitates collaborative web-based research, conferences, online publishing and information sharing.
We are pleased to inform you that the African Law Library, a flagship programme of the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) has grown fast to maturity while Globethics.net's mandate as implementing partner of the programme since April 2012 came to its term on 30 June 2014.
Read more for important information regarding access to both libraries and your profile.
The 2014 BEN-Africa (www.benafrica.org) conference will be held from 01 – 03 October 2014 at STIAS (The Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study) in Stellenbosch, South-Africa. The theme of this year's conference is the same as our Global Ethics Forum 2014 one: "Equal in an unequal world" and building on the discussion document "Principles on Equality and Inequality for a Sustainable Economy" the conference wants to address the challenges posed by inequality and discrimination by reflecting on the notion of, and requisites for, sustainable development.
The June Newsletter is out! Highlights of this issue: Important change in the African Law Library – Globethics.net's mandate as implementing partner came to its term on 30 June 2014 /// Spotlight on Information Ethics: 'Software is a political issue' /// Global Survey in order to map the current situation of training, teaching and research on ecotheology, climate justice and food security issues (ETCF) in theological education and Christian leadership development
The conference on "Ethical Dilemmas in the Information Society: How Codes of Ethics Help to Find Ethically Based Solutions" will take place on14-15 August 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland. The idea behind the Conference originated in August 2012 when library associations from more than 60 countries developed and approved a national code of ethics for librarians. Read more...
Launch of a global consultation on the Globethics.net draft ‘Declaration on Principles of Equality and Inequality for a Sustainable Economy' that was discussed at the Global Ethics Forum 2014, in Bangalore India. Send your comments before the 31 August 2014.