Reports Series

The Globethics Reports are conference summary reports based on conferences that Globethics has organised and conferences that Globethics has attended, for which a summary has been necessary. The reports may include summaries as well as sophisticated recommendations and projects for action

African Church Assets Programme ACAP III

Subtitle:
Workshop Report, Nairobi 2019
ISBN:
978-2-88931-432-4
Series number:
Globethics.net Report
Publication:
2021
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Abstract:
The third ACAP workshop in Kenya, which took place successively in Ghana and Zambia, had responsible asset management and ethical principles for investment at the core of its agenda. This 2019 exercise endeavoured to take stock of the current status and future priorities, challenges and opportunities in the leadership, ethics, governance and sustainability in participants’institutions. Best practices were shared as well as challenges in order to create a common understanding of ethical investment. The programme was realized in collaboration with the All African Conference of Churches (AACC) and Bread for the World. The report aimed at supporting churches and church-related organizations in Africa is divided into eight sections with a particular focus on leadership, ethics, governance, and sustainability. It is followed by a baseline survey and the official communique.

Globethics.net Consortium on Ethics in Higher Education

Inaugural Meeting 2017 Report

ISBN:
978-2-88931-239-9
Series number:
Globethics.net Reports
Publication:
2018
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During June 2017, over the course of 3 days at venues based in Switzerland and France, Globethics.net organised and hosted the inaugural meeting of the Consortium on Ethics in Higher Education. This coming together of students, teachers, professors, academics, vice-principals and rectors, inter alia, marked the establishment of a truly global collective that aims to create an ethical society through the transformative vehicle of education. They all strengthen the reputation of their institution by supporting efforts to integrate values-based decisions in governance, management and daily practices of staff at all levels; and promote ethical awareness and integrate ethical reflection in all aspects of education. This is report is a detailed overview of the presentations, outcomes and follow up of the conference that took place from 21st–23rd June 2017, that brought together over 60 delegates and individuals from various higher education institutions and others.

African Church Assets Programme ACAP II

Workshop Report, Nairobi 2017

ISBN:
978-2-88931-236-8
Series number:
Globethics.net Reports
Publication:
2018
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This book is a report of the second African Church Assets Programme (ACAP II) Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya, which is a continuation to strengthen the capacity of church institutions (such as educational centres, health care services, seminaries, etc.) and asset managers to develop strategies and tools for more efficient and sustainable management of human and material resources. This workshop is a result of cooperation between Globethics.net and the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC), with the support of Bread for the World.

Higher Education Ethics in Action: The Value of Values across Sectors

Global Ethics Forum 2016 Report

ISBN:
978-2-88931-159-0
Series number:
Globethics.net Reports
Publication:
2016
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Should ethics be a matter of concern around and within higher education institutions? "Ethics in Higher Education, The Values of Values Across Sectors" was the theme discussed during the Global Ethics Forum (GEF), that took place in Geneva, Switzerland from 23–25 June 2016. Following on from the precedent GEF that started the reflection on the value of values, applied to the global context, the topic of this year is the leading theme for Globethics.net strategic period from 2016 to 2020, focusing on Ethics and Education, covering 4 main pillars: Teaching, Research, Governance, and Interaction with other actors to promote Ethics Education. This report presents a summary of the entire conference including recommendations and projects for action.

African Church Assets Programme ACAP

Workshop Report, Nairobi/Geneva 2016

ISBN:
978-2-88931-160-6
Series number:
Globethics.net Reports
Publication:
2016
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On 2nd March 2016, at the All African Council of Churches in Nairobi (Kenya), the African Planning Worshop was initiated as part of the African Churches Assets Programme (phase 1). The workshop was the first step in a comprehensive programme that aims to help leaders in church institutions (such as educational centres, health care services, seminaries, etc.) to build practical capacity in a climate of strong accountability and transparency in the management of assets and resources. This workshop was a result of cooperation between Globethics.net and the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC), with the support of Bread for the World. This report is a detailed overview of the presentations, outcomes and follow up of the workshops that took place from 2nd–4th March 2016, that brought together over 25 auspicious leaders and individuals from various religious institutions.

Managing and Teaching Ethics in Higher Education

Policy, Skills and Resources. Globethics.net International Conference Report 2018

ISBN:
978-2-88931-288-7
Series number:
Globethics.net Reports
Publication:
2019
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Following the development of Globethics.net's new Strategy, Vision and Mission, the Globethics.net International Conference 2018 came as an honest contribution to the urgent search for solutions to a world noticeably and without doubt in disarray, as problems continue to mount. ‘How can we translate and make ethics practically present and relevant in the classroom and lives of students, teachers and professionals who emerge from higher education institutions?' More than 100 teachers, policy makers, research fellows, vice-chancellors, ethics and scientific institutions, consultants, NGOs, IGOs and other stakeholders gathered from all over the world during three days to answer this question. The conference took place on 4–6 June 2018 at the Château de Bossey in the county of Vaud, Switzerland. This book is structured into two parts: the first is composed of discussions and ethical puzzles meant to bring breakthrough insights from the Globethics.net International Conference on ethics in higher education; the second part features selected papers that disclose the conference proceedings.