Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Geoethics: great news from Morocco!

Celebration of DESAME 2016 in Morocco – The Day of Earth Sciences in Africa and the Middle East. Theme of this year: Geoethics, Geoheritage, Georesources and Geoenvironment. Activities take place at the Université Chouaib Doukkali (El Jadida) on 17, 19 and 21 March 2016. In particular, we point out the following events:

On 17 March 2016, from 16:00 to 18:00, conference of Ezzoura Errami, President of the African Association of Women in Geosciences (AAWG), and Continental Coordinator for Africa of the International Association for Promoting Geoethics (IAPG). Ezzoura gives a speech titled: "Earth Sciences serving society".

On 21 March 2016, conference of Boumediene Tanouti, past President of the Université Chouaib Doukkali – El Jadida. He gives a speech titled: "Science and Ethics: a conflictual relationship", followed by a debate about the creation of a reflection group on Geoethics, as a joint initiative AAWG, IAPG and AGN (African Geoparks Network).

Thanks to Ezzoura Errami for the organization of these important events and initiatives in Morocco.