UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

Addressing the Ethics of Genetic Editing

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization has been working towards setting a standard for biotechnology and genome editing. Over the year these new technologies have allowed scientists to modify a person's DNA to treat and cure diseases. However, it also brought up questions like, How can we protect ourselves against possible abuse of the powers such as human reproductive cloning? In this committee, we will be discussing the ethics and safety of these technology and the standards need to prevent future abuses of the technology.

CHAIRS

Vivian Phan

Madison Shin

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