Programs: Science and Policy
AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program
American Sociological Association
American Statistical Association
Patricia Van Arnum
March 29, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. (conference call)
Please contact working group co-chairs for more information.
AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition
Area of Activity IV: Service to the Human Rights Community
We are devoted to bridging the scientific, engineering, health and human rights communities with the aim of encouraging and facilitating the greater engagement of scientists, engineers and health professionals in efforts to advance human rights.
|Trainings on scientific methods and technologies for human rights work|
Co-host trainings with AAAS's On-call Scientists initiative aimed at increasing human rights practitioners' skills in applying science and technology and contributing to the awareness among human rights organizations of the volunteers and skills available through On-call Scientists.
|Science, Technology and Human Rights Journal|
Explore options for developing a journal to address the intersections of science, technology and human rights.
|Indicators: Right to Enjoy the Benefits of Scientific Progress|
Develop a tool to assist human rights organizations in monitoring government compliance with their obligations under Article 15 (ICESCR), the right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its applications.
|Human Rights Projects: Guidelines for Scientists and Human Rights Organizations|
A guide to facilitate partnerships among scientists, engineering, health professionals and human rights organizations.
(page updated 03/29/2013)