The right to life in Africa




The Conference promoted by the International Institute for Human Rights Studies and by the UNESCO Chair - Faculty of Architecture, University of Trieste and in collaboration with IsIAO (Italian Institute for Africa and the East) within the framework of activities for the year dedicated to Science and Technology nominated by the African Union. With the participation of : Third World Academy of Sciences, ICTP Trieste,UNESCO Centre Trieste,InterAcademy Medical

THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, ART.3:
“EVERYONE HAS THE RIGHT TO LIFE, LIBERTY AND THE SECURITY OF PERSON”.


Friday 9 November 2007 9:30 a.m.
Opening Speeches: Katepalli Sreenivasan, Director of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste Roberto Antonaz, Regional Councillor Giacomo Borruso, President of the International Institute for Human Rights Studies Tullia Carettoni, Honorary President of IsIAO (Italian Institute for Africa and the East) Giovanni Palmieri, Council of Europe Paolo Alessi, President UNESCO Centre, Trieste

Introduction: Roberto Costa, UNESCO Chair – Faculty of Architecture, University of Trieste

First Session: Communication, Training and Cooperation - Coordinator: Paolo Budinich; chairman: Claudio Tuniz (ICTP) Nikolas Komninos (University of Trieste) Edino Valcovich (University of Trieste) A Database of Hospital Buildings in Italy. A Possible use for Developing Countries. Teresa Wanjiku Ngigi, Kenya Mauro Bertagnin (Faculty of Engineering, University of Udine) CARITAS Trieste

3:30 p.m. Second Session: diseases and mortality - Coordinator Mohamed Hassan, TWAS (Third World Academy of Sciences); chairman: Gianpaolo de Ferra Vittorio Colizzi (UNESCO Chair, University of Rome3) Filippo Rossi (University of Verona), A training pilot project in Burundi Bartholomew Akanmori (Faculty of Medicine, University of Ghana) Vaccines against poverty-related diseases

Saturday 10 November 2007 9:30 a.m. Third session: sanitation for home and cities - Coordinator: Paolo Fusaroli; chairman: Ralph Mills-Tettey (Academy of Sciences and Art, Ghana) Olusegun Omole (Dean of the Faculty of Technologies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria) Andrea Segrè Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bologna

ROUND TABLE chairman: Paolo Alessi UNESCO Centre Trieste