NBCJ at Gleaner Editors’ Forum, 11 May 2016

Members of the National Bioethics Committee of Jamaica (NBCJ) believe the Government has failed to include them in critical areas of decision making to address some of the ills facing the country. The NBCJ was established in 2008 through the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) Assisting Bioethics Committees (ABC) initiative. The initiative.. read more →

National Bioethics Committee of Jamaica (NBCJ)

NBCJ ACTIVITIES, 2013 The NBCJ held two activities 18-19 February 2013 at the University of the West Indies to focus on issues relating to the protection and use of health information in Jamaica. The first was a seminar “Beyond the common law protection of confidences in health care” which was addressed by four experts in.. read more →

The First Forum of Ministers for Social and Sustainable Development in the Caribbean

“The First Forum of Ministers for Social and Sustainable Development in the Caribbean”. See p.18-19 of “SHSviews” (pdf attachment) MOST is a research programme designed by UNESCO to promote international comparative Social Sciences research. The primary emphasis is to support large-scale, long-term autonomous research and to transfer the relevant findings and data to decision-makers. The long-term.. read more →

CIGEPS Meeting, 2010

7-8 July 2010: Anthony Davis, Director of Sports at the University of Technology (UTECH) Jamaica wasJamaica’s representative to Plenary of the Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport (CIGEPS), UNESCO, Paris. read more →

International Congress on Sport for Peace and Development, 2008

13-16 September 2008: International Congress on Sport for Peace and Development, organized by UNESCO in collaboration with the Jamaican Government, was held in Kingston, Jamaica. It featured two round tables on the social, economic, educational, cultural, environmental and political dimensions of sport. Presentations were made by Dr Omar Davies and the Hon. Olivia Grange as.. read more →

International Convention Against Doping in Sports, 2007

The UNESCO Convention on Anti-Doping came into force on 1 February 2007. Jamaica was among the first group of countries that ratified this UNESCO Convention. As a result a Delegation participated in the First Session of the Conference of Parties Meeting, February 5-7 in UNESCO (Paris). read more →