COMEST

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COMESTCommission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology
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UNESCO often chooses COMEST member from among eminent personalities in the fields of science, professional engineering, law, philosophy, culture, religion or politics.
He truly deserves COMEST membership which is granted by Director General UNESCO for four years tenure (2016 - 2019) of its next commission.
UNESCO's World commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology COMEST, established in 1998, had a prominent voice in this debate, fulfilling its mandate as an independent advisory body that utilizes the collective intellectual power of its eminent members to provide guidance on these important ethical issues to UNESCO, the scientific community, decision makers and the public at large.
UNESCO often chooses COMEST member from among eminent personalities in the fields of science, professional engineering, law, philosophy, culture, religion or politics, having the competence and the authority necessary to fulfill the functions entrusted to the Commission by taking due account of geographical distribution while ensuring coverage of the various disciplines and schools of thought.
COMEST (2005) concludes that "the grounds for concern that can trigger the PP need to be plausible or tenable" and that the scientific uncertainty should be "considerable.
Therefore, we argue strongly that application of the PP to mobile communications is not justified because the threshold of scientific plausibility (the COMEST term) has not been crossed and there is no convincing theoretical basis that a hazard is likely to be established in the future (Valberg et al.