“Building Ethical Competence for Human Health” – Contribution to Centerpoint Now, the publication of the World Council of Peoples for the United Nations

Centerpoint Now is a publication of the World Council of Peoples for the United Nations (WCPUN). The new issue, entitled ‘Are We There Yet?’, is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the United Nations with articles on older and new challenges for global governance (the last obviously including the virus pandemic).… Read more > >

“New Humanism: a vital component of sustainable socio-technical change” – contribution to Bio#Futures (Springer, 2021)

We contributed a chapter to the book “Bio#Futures – Foreseeing and Exploring the Bioeconomy” published by Springer. While other contributions explore sustainable development methodologies and practical applications, we were invited to provide an ethical-philosophical framework applicable to the bioeconomy.

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Thinking ethics in crisis times – a reflection on the Covid-19 pandemic

The outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2-virus has now lead to a global pandemic, followed by a worldwide mobilization to control the spread of the virus and courageous attempts to care for the vulnerable and the already affected.  Of course, the current crisis needs a prompt practical and globally coordinated reaction, but let us use this case to also go into some deeper thinking about the world we live in and in which the current crisis became possible.… Read more > >

Work at the UNESCO Global Futures Literacy Design Forum in Paris

We participated in the first UNESCO Global Futures Literacy Design Forum in Paris on Monday 16 December 2019.

The Forum brought the general public together with leading Futures Literacy practitioners, designers, facilitators, teachers and researchers. It had two primary objectives. One is to prepare the ground for a UNESCO Ministerial Summit on Futures Literacy in late 2020 by showcasing and refining a range of already proven techniques for integrating Futures Literacy into government activities.… Read more > >