Russia was elected to Bureau of UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Bioethics

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From 10 to 14 September 2018, the UNESCO Headquarter was hosting joint sessions of International Bioethics Committee (IBC), Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee (IGBC), and World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST).

These sessions also involves elections to IGBC Bureau during which a leading Russian scientist-pulmonologist, academic A.G. Chuchalin was elected for the position of Deputy Chairman from the Second Electoral Unit.

The Bioethics Committee Sessions was also attended by Russian Delegation members A.S. Sozinov being the Principal of Kazan State Medicine University, and Yu.N. Sayamov being Chairman of UNESCO Department for Researches of Global Issues under Global Processes Faculty at Lomonosov Moscow State University.