Christian BYK from Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee of UNESCO visited our University on 2nd of November, 2019.

The issues of teaching medical bioethics in medical educational institutions were discussed. The parties talked about the possibility to participate in international conferences on bioethics. Our University was presented from a historical and social point of view as a possible place to open a regional representative office on bioethics under UNESCO.

Rector,  Professor S.F. Bagnenko, Vice-Rector for International Relations, Professor A.N. Yaitsky, ,  Head of the Department of International Relations S.Y. Borovets prepared wide cultural  program for French guest. The leading translator of the department of External Relations Victoria Gavrilina gave a guided tour in English. Excursion was held in “Anatomical Hermitage” (exhibition of clinical anatomy department) and in St.Petersburg city centre. The cultural program included a visit to the Hermitage and the Mikhailovsky Theater.