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List of UNESCO Asia-Pacific School of Ethics Members by Country

Central Asia  

1. Uzbekistan 

Dr. Feruza Zagirtdinova, Tashkent Medical Association

2. Turkmenistan 

3. Tajikistan 

Dr. Firuza Yu Nasyrova, Institute of Plant Physiology and Genetics, Academy of Sciences Republic of Tajikistan, Dushanbe

4. Kyrgyzstan 

Prof. Alynai Karasaeva, UNESCO Chair in Constitutional Rights and Gender Policy, Kygrz-Russian Slavic University, Bishkek

Dr. Tamara Kudaibergenova, HRA, IRB, Kygryz State Medical Academy, Bishkek

5. Kazakhstan

Dr. Sarymsakova Bakhyt, School of Public Health

6. Mongolia 

Dr. Dorjdagva Togooch, Department of Philosophy, Mongolian National University

Mr. Amarbayasgalan Dorjderem, Mongolia

7. Iran

Dr. Alireza Bagheri, Vice President for Asian Ethnic Minorities, Asian Bioethics Association

8. Afghanistan 

 

East Asia 

1. China  

Beijing Normal University, Attached High School, Beijing 

Ms. Jinhua Fu, Biology Department, Middle School attached to Beijing Normal University  

Dr. Dena Hsin Chen-Hsin, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan 

Prof. Samantha Mei-Che Pang, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon 

Prof. Yanguang Wang, Institute of Bioethics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing

Prof. D.J. Tsai, Taiwan Medical University, Taiwan

Prof. C.F. Fan, Wuhan University, Wuhan

2. Japan

Junior United Nations Eco-Workshop 

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National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)

Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation

Department of Philosophy, Kumamoto University

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Hiroshima Office 

United Nations University (UNU), Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)
 

Prof. Jun Fudano, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Kanazawa and Tokyo 

Dr. Tamami Fukushi, Center for Research on Brain Science & Society (RISTEX), Japan Science and Technology Agency, Tokyo  

Prof. Kenji Hattori, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine Department of Medical Philosophy and Ethics, Maebashi  

Prof. Akira Tachikawa, International Christian University, Tokyo 

Prof. Takao Takahashi, Faculty of Letters, University of Kumamoto, Kumamoto  

Prof. Masahiro Morioka, Osaka Prefecture University  

Prof. Tomoaki Tsuchida, School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Tokyo  

Dr. Tomiko Yamaguchi, International Christian University, Tokyo 

3. People's Democratic Republic of Korea 

4. Republic of Korea

Ewha Institute for Law and Bioethics, Ewha Woman University, Seoul 

Prof.  Eun-Hee Cho, Chosun University, Gwangju

Prof. Insuk Cha, Seoul National University  

Dr. Ivo Kwon, Institute of Bioethics and Law, Ewha University, Seoul  

Ms. Eun-young Kim, Science and Communication Team, National Commission of the Republic of Korea for UNESCO  

Prof. Sang-yong Song, the Korean Academy of Science and Technology, Chongno-gu, Seoul  

Dr. Jeong-Ro Yoon, Director, ELSI program, Korea

Southeast Asia 

1. Brunei 

2.Cambodia

Mr Chanroeun Pa, currently at Australian National University

Ms. Bunrong Kouy, UNESCO Youth Peace Amabassadors Network

3. East Timor 

4. Indonesia

Indonesian National Bioethics Commission, Sasana Widya Sarwono LIPI, Jakarta 

Indonesian Ministry of Research and Technology 

University Gadjah Mada, Faculty of Medicine 

Prof. Soenarto Sastrowijoto, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta 

Prof. Budhianto Suhadi, Faculty of Medicine, University Pelita Harapin

5. Laos 

6. Malaysia

National Bioethics Council

Center for Civilisational Dialogue, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 

University Sains Malaysia 

University Kebangsaan Malaysia 

Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) 

Dr. Maude Elvira Phipps, Faculty of Medicine, Monash University, Kuala Lumpur

Dr. Siti Nurani Mohd Nor, Dept of Science and Technology Studies, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

Prof. Ravichandran Moorthy, UKM, Kuala Lumpa

7. Myanmar 

8. The Philippines

Philippine Science Centrum 

Ateneo de Manila High School

Prof. Rainier Ibana, Department of Philosophy, Ateneo de Manila University, Manila

Dr. Donna Reyes, Miriam College, Manila

Prof. Leonardo de Castro, University of the Philippines

Ms. Lea Ivy Manzenro, University of the Philippines

9. Thailand  

Science Center for Education

Ministry of Science and Technology 

National Center for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering 

National Metal and Materials Technology Center 

Ruamrudee International School 

National Science Museum

Mr Graeme Bristol, King Mogkut's University of Technology, Bangkok  

Dr. Soraj Hongladarom, Center for Ethics of Science and Technology, Department of Philosophy, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 

Dr. Somsak Chunharas, Secretary General, National Health Foundation, Bangkok 

Dr. Prasert Palitponganpim, Research Manager of Bioethics Project, National Health Foundation, Bangkok 

Dr. Wasinee Wisesrith, Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

10.Vietnam

Prof. Le Dinh Luong, Vietnam National University, Hanoi

Prof. Nguyen Hoang Tri, Center of Environmental Research and Education, Hanoi University of Education, Hanoi

Dr. Ngo Thi Tuyen, Center for Educational Technology, Hanoi

11.Singapore

Singapore Science Center 

Dr. Prof. Leonardo D. de Castro, National University of Singapore, School of Medicine 


South Asia 

1. India

Arul Anandar College (Autonomous), Karumathur

Jayaraj Annapackiam College for Women (Autonomous)  

Indian Council of Medical Research 

National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies  

Loyola Institute of Frontier Energy (LIFE)

Saveetha University, Chennai 

Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai 

St. Teresa’s Institute of Education, Mumbai 

Dr. Jayapaul Azariah, Founding President, All India Association of Bioethics, Chennai  

Prof. Bhuvan Chandel, Director, Institute of Advanced Studies  

Dr. Daphne Furtado, St. Sophia's College, Mumbai  

Prof. Abhik Gupta, Department of Ecology & Environmental Science, Assam University, Silchar  

Dr. Annaswamy Nalini, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai  

Prof. D. Nesy, Department of Philosophy,University of Kerala, Kariavattom  

Dr. Michael Anjello Jothi Rajan, Department of Physics, Arul Anandar College (Autonomous), Karumathur, Madurai   

Prof. Karuna Rameshkumar, Department of Clinical Pathology, St. John’s Medical College Hospital, Koramangala, Bangalore  

Dr. M. Selvanayagam, Director, Loyola Institute of Frontier Energy (LIFE), Loyola College, Nungambakkam, Chennai; Current President, All India Association of Bioethics  

Prof. S. Panneerselvam, Department of Philosophy, University of Madras, Chennai  

Dr. Arockiam Thaddeus, Jayaraj Annapackiam College for Women (Autonomous), Periyakulam, Tamil Nadu  

Dr. D. S. Sheriff, Salem  

2. Pakistan 

Center of Biomedical Ethics and Culture (CBEC), Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Karachi

Dr. Aamir Jafarey, Center for Bioethics and Culture, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation   

Prof. Farhat Moazam, Center for Bioethics and Culture, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation   

Dr. Anwar Nasim, COMSTECH

3. Nepal 

4. Bhutan 

5. Bangladesh

Bangladesh Bioethics Society 

6. Sri Lanka

National Committee on Ethics of Science and Technology, Colombo 

National Science Foundation 

Forum for Research and Development 

Prof. Anoja Fernando, University of Ruhuna

Mr. M.C.N. Jayasuriya, Director, National Science Foundation, Colombo

7.  Maldives 

 

Pacific  

1. Australia 

National Health and Medical Research Council 

Macquarie University 

Centre for Human Bioethics, Monash University

Prof. John Buckeridge, RMIT University 

Prof. Philip Cam, University of New South Wales, Sydney

Dr. Jeremy Moss, University of Melbourne 

Judge Michael Kirby, former High Court Judge 

Dr. Ellen M. Kittson, Melbourne

Mr. Morgan Pollard, Sydney 

Dr. Irina Pollard, Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney 

Prof. John Weckert, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Australian National University (ANU) Canberra 

Ms. Karolyn White, Macquarie University, Sydney

2. Cook Islands  

3. Fiji 

Fiji National Research Ethics Review Committee 

Dr. Elise Huffer, University of the South Pacific

4. Kiribati  

5. Marshall Islands 

Dr. Irene Taafaki, University of the South Pacific, Majuro

6. Micronesia  

7. Nauru 

8. New Zealand

Eubios Ethics Institute 

Institute of Public Policy, Auckland University of Technology

Otago Bioethics Centre, Otago University 

Dr. Lindsey Conner, Dean, College of Education, University of Canterbury 

Prof. Ken Daniels, Department of Social Work, University of Canterbury 

Dr. Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop, Vaomanu Pasifika, Victoria University 

Dr. Nadja Tollemache, jurist, Auckland

9.   Niue  

10. Palau 

11. Papua New Guinea 

Dr. Dennis Kakekabe, Anglican Care, Port Moresby

12. Samoa 

Dr. Sue Vize, UNESCO Apia, Apia

13. Solomon Islands 

Dr. Kabini Sanga, Victoria University, Wellington, N.Z.

14. Tonga 

15. Tuvalu 

16. Vanuatu     

Arab region (selected members involved in collaborative activities with APSE)  

 1. Egypt 

Dr. Islam E. Abdou, Science Education Center, Ain-Shams University, Cairo

Europe (selected members involved in collaborative activities with APSE) 

 1. France 

Judge Christian B, Secretary-General, International Association of Law, Ethics and Science

2. Hungary 

Prof. Judit Sandor, Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine, Central European University, Budapest

3. Poland 

Dr. Jan Wawrzyniak, Institute of Philosophy, UAM, Poznan

4. UK 

Dr.  Minakshi Bhardwaj, |CESAGen, Cardiff University, Wales 

M.D. Jasdev S. Rai, Sikh Human Rights Group, London 

 Americas  (selected members involved in collaborative activities with APSE)

1. USA  

Prof. Thomas A. Gionis, St. Thomas University School of Law, Newport Beach, California