IAPG - International Association for Promoting Geoethics

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IAPG - International Association for Promoting Geoethics

The International Association for Promoting Geoethics (IAPG) is a multidisciplinary, scientific community and aims at creating awareness about application of ethical principles to theoretical and practical aspects of Geosciences.

The IAPG is affiliated to the IUGS - International Union of Geological Sciences, AGI - American Geosciences Institute, GSA - Geological Society of America, GSL - Geological Society of London, GIRAF - Geoscience Information in Africa Network, ICPHS - International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences

The IAPG is legally recognized as a not-for-profit association, has more than 2000 members in 125 countries on 5 continents, and can count on a network of 30 national sections.

The IAPG aims to promote Geoethics values and principles through international cooperation, encouraging the involvement and debate of geoscientists, especially those belonging to less developed countries, and assuring a good coordination among these nations. The IAPG intends to foster the dissemination of Geoethics through a dedicated website, the publication of scientific papers, the organization of meetings and sessions/symposia on Geoethics within national and international geoscientific events.

The IAPG will accomplish these objectives by:

• holding International Conferences on Geoethics;
• encouraging the establishment of both regional and specialty groups, meetings, research and field programs and publications on Geoethics;
• cooperating with national and international organizations whose aims are complementary to those of the IAPG;
• exchanging information through its members, with newsletters, publications or other suitable tools, social networks included;
• promoting the creation of working groups within universities and professional associations, for the development of Geoethics themes;
• encouraging the participation of geoscientists in the work of relevant international organizations on the basis of equal opportunities.

The achievement of the IAPG objectives will lead to the:

• increase of a research base and the strengthening of the Geoethics from the scientific point of view;
• identification of methods for its more effective application;
• reflection on the role that geoscientists can have in society and the identification of suitable forms, positions, means and actions to be adopted by them;
• growth of awareness about our responsibility, both as Geoscientists and as members of the human community.

and above all to:

• the involvement of the community in the idea of a common and shared “geo-heritage”, to be considered as a cultural, educational and scientific value, as well as a social capital;
• a cultural renewal in the way we perceive and relate to our Planet;
• the sensitization towards the defense of life and the richness of the Earth, in all its forms.

Website: http://www.geoethics.org
Location: Rome, Italy
Members: 7
Latest Activity: Oct 4, 2018

IAPG Constitution

The IAPG is a not-for-profit association, legally recognized with public notarial deed of 21 December 2012.

The Constitution is available at: http://www.geoethics.org/constitution.html

Discussion Forum

INTERNATIONAL GEOETHICS DAY - 18 October 2018

Started by Giuseppe Di Capua Oct 4, 2018. 0 Replies

The IAPG  will celebrate the 2nd International Geoethics Day on 18 October 2018.This initiative was born in 2017 with the aim to raise the awareness of the geoscience community and society about the importance of geoethics.The geoethics day falls…Continue

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International Geoethics Day

Started by Giuseppe Di Capua Oct 16, 2017. 0 Replies

International Geoethics Day (Earth Science Week) IAPG officially launched…Continue

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The issue #1 - 2017 of the IAPG Newsletter is out!

Started by Giuseppe Di Capua Mar 16, 2017. 0 Replies

The issue #1 - 2017 of the IAPG Newsletter is out!Summary: - Congresses (Geoethics at EGU…Continue

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Geoethics in Morocco: congress "Earth Sciences for Society"

Started by Giuseppe Di Capua Jan 26, 2017. 0 Replies

A congress in Morocco: "Earth Sciences for Society" This congress, entitled "Earth Sciences for Society"…Continue

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5th World Conference on Research Integrity

Started by Giuseppe Di Capua Jan 26, 2017. 0 Replies

World Conference on Research Integrity…Continue

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Welcome to the IAPG section of Romania!

Started by Giuseppe Di Capua Jan 26, 2017. 0 Replies

The IAPG section of Romania Welcome to the IAPG section of Romania! The section will work under the…Continue

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The issue #6 - 2016 of the IAPG Newsletter is out!

Started by Giuseppe Di Capua Jan 26, 2017. 0 Replies

The issue #6 - 2016 of the IAPG Newsletter is out! Summary: - Call for abstracts and…Continue

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A report on the IAPG sessions on Geoethics at the 35th IGC

Started by Giuseppe Di Capua Jan 26, 2017. 0 Replies

 A report on the IAPG sessions on Geoethics at the 35th IGC Geoethics has got an…Continue

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The "Cape Town Statement on Geoethics"

Started by Giuseppe Di Capua Jan 26, 2017. 0 Replies

 The "Cape Town Statement on Geoethics" IAPG considers the 35th IGC - International Geological Congress,…Continue

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The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: please, kindly, read it!

Started by Giuseppe Di Capua. Last reply by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe Feb 11, 2016. 1 Reply

What is the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change?Have you read it?If not, you can do it here: …Continue

Tags: IAPG, geoscientists, geosciences, Anthropocene, geoethics

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Comment by Giuseppe Di Capua on December 4, 2015 at 9:30am

The IAPG has a new website at:

http://www.geoethics.org

Comment by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on August 3, 2014 at 11:54am

I'm a political sociologist with special interest in ethics, peace, conflict,  sustainable environment and strategic studies with emphasis on public policy analysis within these domain.

 

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