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AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights & Law Program

The Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law (SRHRL) Program fosters and facilitates the responsible practice and application of science in the service of society. The Program addresses ethical, legal and human rights issues related to the conduct and application of science and technology. The Program is committed to promoting high standards for the practice of science and engineering; advancing the human right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its applications; engaging scientists, engineers and their professional associations in human rights efforts; monitoring and enhancing assessment of emerging ethical, legal, and human rights issues related to science and technology; furthering the use of science and technology in support of human rights; and initiating activities to address the impact of developments at the intersection of science, technology, and law.

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Save the Date: 2020 Science, Technology and Human Rights Conference!

The 2020 Science, Technology and Human Rights Conference, hosted by the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition, will take place on October 22 and 23, 2020 in Washington, DC at the AAAS headquarters. More information about registration and the call for proposals coming soon!

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