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Human Rights, Law & Ethics

AAAS has a long-standing commitment to cultivate responsible science in the service of society and build bridges between science and the greater public. It fosters and facilitates the responsible practice and application of science in the service of society and addresses legal, ethical, and human rights considerations to which science gives rise. Questions of values, ethics, human rights, and law are raised by the emergence of new technologies. AAAS provides a space for assessment and advocacy on the responsible development and application of science and technology, and communication and collaboration between the scientific communities and human rights and legal communities.

 

AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights & Law Program

Articles from Science

AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights & Law Program

AAAS Statement on Scientific Freedom & Responsibility

AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights & Law Program

On-call Scientists Hotline

AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights & Law Program

Eye in the Sky: Monitoring Human Rights Abuses Using Geospatial Technology

AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights & Law Program

What can geospatial technologies do for the human rights community?

AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights & Law Program

Rights and Place: Using Geography in Human Rights Work

AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights & Law Program

Remote Sensing for Human Rights Project - Advisory Panel

AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights & Law Program

The Hidden Gulag: Exposing North Korea's Prison Camps