strategy

Establishing codes of practice for science

Synonyms:
Regulating scientific research
Developing codes of conduct for scientists
Promoting guidelines for science and technology
Expanding cooperation on codes for science, technology and sustainable development
Applying science and technology codes in sustainable development research and programmes
Implementation:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities. Agenda 21 recommends:< (a) that codes of practice and guidelines, including on appropriate principles, should be developed for and by the scientific and technological community in the pursuit of its research activities and implementation of programmes aimed at sustainable development; (b) strengthening national and international cooperation, including the non-governmental sector, to develop such codes of practice and guidelines, taking into account the [Rio Declaration] and existing codes of practice and guidelines.
Subjects:
Application
Data, codes
Promotion
Research
Regulation
Technology
Science
Development
Sustainable development
Change
Type Classification:
D: Detailed strategies