Scientific Freedom key to Human Rights

Scientific Freedom key to Human Rights

AAAS News,  30 July 2013

by Ginger Pinholster

Scientific Freedom and Cross-Border Cooperation Underlie Core Human Right

Panel at the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition Meeting,  July 11-12, 2013

International Scientific Cooperation and Article 15

Moderator Sharon H. Hrynkow of the Global Virus Network, along with panelists:

Frank William La Rue, United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression;

Herman Winick, a retired physicist with the Stanford University Department of Applied Physics, now focuses on supporting the Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME);

and E. William Colglazier, science and technology advisor to the U.S. Secretary of State.