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Science, Technology and Human Rights Conference 2021

October 21-22, 2021 | Virtual


On October 21-22, 2021, the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition held its annual conference online. Recordings from the event are available in the YouTube playlist above. You can also read session summaries here.

The theme of this year’s conference was Urgent Responses, Emerging Challenges: Collaborations to Advance Human Rights. The conference highlighted successful collaborations to address urgent human rights issues around the world, as well as emerging challenges that could benefit from the contributions of scientists, engineers, and health professionals working in partnership with human rights NGOs and frontline communities.

Information about the 2022 Conference and call for proposals is available here.



Conference Sponsors

Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the Science and Human Rights Conference? Contact Theresa Harris at for more information.

This Conference is Presented by

Welcome from the Host Committee

The AAAS Science, Technology and Human Rights Conference Host Committee recognizes and celebrates the value that accessibility, diversity, equity and inclusion bring to scientific knowledge and the scientific enterprise.

We welcome all who wish to engage in positive discussion and contribute their perspectives and expertise to help solve some of the world’s most pressing human rights issues.

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