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Program News

  • 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights-December 10, 2008
  • How can we uphold the right to science?
  • The Right to Share in Scientific Advancement
  • Marking the 60 years of the UDHR Around the World: Information Kit

Science and Human Rights Coalition

  • Launch: January 14-16, 2009
  • Get your organization involved!
  • Introducing our Members: Capital Area Social Psychological Association
  • Letter to President Obama on Human Rights

From the Science Community

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights Reaches Space

From the Human Rights Community

  • African NGO Forum Passes Resolution on the Right to Access Needed Medicine
  • Turning Slums Around: The case for water and sanitation

November 2008

Program News

  • Pro bono Scientists to Serve Human Rights
  • Science Secures Human Rights

Science and Human Rights Coalition

  • Launch: January 14-16, 2009
  • Get your organization involved!
  • Introducing our Members: American Statistical Association

From the Science Community

  • “Old fashioned science” reveals murder mysteries

From the Human Rights Community

  • Woch nan Soley: The Denial of the Right to Water in Haiti
  • OpenEvsys: an open source human rights violations database

Related Events

  • Advancing Human Rights Through Qualitative Research

October 2008

Program News

  • AAAS Projects Completes Satellite Image Analysis of the South Ossetian Villages
  • Unveiling “On-call” Scientists-October 23, 2008
  • SHRP Welcomes New Staff Member

Science and Human Rights Coalition

  • Final Planning Meeting Report
  • Launch: January 14-16, 2009
  • News from Coalition Members: Association of American Geographers
  • Introducing our Members: World Association of Young Scientists

From the Science Community

  • American Psychological Association Members Approve Petition Resolution on Detainee Settings
  • What does a National Health Service mean in the 21st century?

From the Human Rights Community

  • Building Resilience: A Human Rights Framework for World Food and Nutrition Security

September 2008

Program News

  • Science Serving Human Rights: Making It Happen-October 23, 2008
  • Program Bids Fond Farewell to Josh Robbins
  • Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project Welcomes (Another) New Staff Member

Science and Human Rights Coalition

  • Final Planning Meeting: September 15, 2008
  • Introducing our Areas of Activity: Service to the Human Rights Community
  • Introducing our Members: Scholars at Risk Network

From the Science Community

  • The Buenos Aires Declaration on the Ethics of Clinical Trials
  • Global Public Health Goals Thwarted by Human Rights Violations, Gender Inequality and Stigma

From the Human Rights Community

  • New Tactics in Human Rights: New Database
  • Sanitation: A Human Rights Imperative

August 2008

Program News

  • News from the Interface of Statistics and Human Rights
  • Realizing the Right to Benefit from Scientific Progress-100 states report on Article 15
  • Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project Welcomes New Staff

Science and Human Rights Coalition

  • Final Planning Meeting: September 15, 2008
  • Introducing our Areas of Activity: Information Resources
  • Introducing our Members: American Psychological Association

From the Science Community

  • Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism
  • Nobel Laureates Seek Answer to the Question-”Who owns science?”

From the UN

  • South African Justice is Next UN Human Rights Chief
  • The Right to Health-Fact Sheet No. 31

July 2008

Program News

  • Satellites Document War, Destruction From Outer Space
  • Summit Promotes Wireless Technology as Human Rights Tool

Program News

  • June Planning Meeting Report Next Planning Meeting: September 15, 2008
  • Introducing our Areas of Activity: Service to the Scientific Community
  • Introducing our Members: American Educational Research Association

From the Human Rights Community

  • Broken Laws, Broken Lives: Medical Evidence of Torture by the US
  • Climate Change and Human Rights: A Rough Guide

From the UN

  • Enforcing Economic, Social and Cultural Rights – A New Mechanism is Created
  • Torture Persists, Devastating Millions

June 2008

Program News

  • Community Wireless Networks Could Have “Transformative” Impact
  • Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project Secures Data Grant
  • Right to Benefit from Scientific Progress-Article 15 New Resources
  • SHRP poster commemorates the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Program News

  • Next Planning Meeting-June 9, 2008
  • Introducing our Areas of Activity: Science Ethics and Human Rights
  • Introducing our Members: American Society of Plant Biologists

From the UN

  • Independent Expert on Human Right to Water and Sanitation
  • Equitable Access to the Benefits of IT
  • Issues before the World Health Organization
  • Enhancing Access to Medicines
  • Evaluation of the WHO Publications Policy

May 2008

Program News

  • Report on Potential Human Rights Uses of Network Analysis and Mapping
  • International Summit for Community Wireless Networks, May 28-30, 2008
  • Staff Presentation-Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers

Program News

  • New Funding for the SHR Coalition
  • Next Planning Meeting-June 9,2008
  • Introducing our Areas of Activity: Welfare of Scientists
  • Introducing our Members: American Political Science Association

From the UN

  • Independent Expert on Human Right to Water and Sanitation

April 2008

Program News

  • International Summit for Community Wireless Networks-May 28-30, 2008
  • Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project-funded to expand work on Burma

Program News

  • Planning Meetings
  • Introducing our Members: Association of American Geographers

In the News

  • “Geospatial Technology: Mapping for Human Rights”
  • “AAAS Leads Planning for a Science and Human Rights Coalition”

From the UN

  • The Impact of Climate Change Mitigation Measures on Indigenous People
  • New UN treaty to protect equal rights of persons with disabilities

Request for Scientific Expertise

  • Human Rights Dimensions of Climate Change-Draft Report

March 2008

Program News

  • New Support for Satellite-Based Human Rights Work

Program News

  • Planning Meeting on June 9, 2008
  • Introducing our Members: American Chemical Society

In the News

  • Advancing Human Rights Through Science and Scientific Societies
  • Amendment to the American Psychological Association Position Against Torture

February 2008

Program News

  • Human Rights and Community Wireless Networks
  • “Right to Enjoy the Benefits of Scientific Progress” (Art. 15, ICESCR): Resources now available

Program News

  • Next Planning Meeting on March 3, 2008
  • Help us plan the Launch!
  • Introducing our Members: American Anthropological Association

New AAAS Poster

  • Poster commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

January 2008

Program News

  • AAAS Symposium Explores Importance of Human Rights Role for Science Societies
  • With Additional Funding, Geospatial Technologies for Human Rights
  • Project Expands its Work
  • Geospatial Staff Assess the Scope of Internally Displaced Persons in Somalia

Program News

  • December Planning Meeting Report, Next Meeting: March 3, 2008
  • Learn about the Coalition at the AAAS Annual Meeting
  • Introducing our Members: American Physical Society

Science as a Human Right

  • Experts Meeting on the Human Right to Enjoy the Benefits of Scientific Progress and its Applications

(page updated 01/20/2010)