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The Initiative helps inform local, state, national and international policy debates about global issues in medical and biotechnological sciences through collaboration with NGOs and UN departments, bodies and agencies. The Initiative also sponsors scholarly endeavors dedicated to preventive medicine and seeks partnerships with health care professionals and other NGOs to provide educational venues and opportunities for confronting various medical issues facing developed and developing world countries.
The Initiative carries out its mission by providing a forum for convening scholars, government and international organization officials, health care professionals, and community leaders to develop innovative solutions to global problems, including:
The Initiative leverages the knowledge and experience of experts and other professionals in government, academia, and private industry as well as its own Advisory Board.
With offices at 777 UN Plaza, overlooking the United Nations headquarters in New York City, the Initiative is a fully-independent, not-for-profit organization.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements define in various ways the normative state of global ethics. Many issues, however, have been widely addressed but remain intensely debated. Pertinent questions of interest to the Initiative include: