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Confirmed Participants

(List to be updated periodically)

  • Shinichi Ago, Council Member, Science Council of Japan
  • Mehmet Ali Alpar, President, Science Academy - Istanbul
  • Arjuna Aluwihare,* Past President, National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka
  • Zedoun Alzoubi (speaker), Syria
  • Khwaja Aziz, Fellow, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences
  • Dorairajan Balasubramanian,* India
  • Antanas Buracas, Academician, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
  • Faouzia Charfi (speaker), Tunisia
  • Moo Young Choi, Vice Chair, Committee on Human Rights, Korean Academy of Science and Technology
  • Michael Clegg, Foreign Secretary, U.S. National Academy of Sciences
  • Rudolf Cohen, Human Rights Committee, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • Abdallah S. Daar,* Oman/Canada
  • Felton Earls,* United States
  • Johannes Eckert, Past Chair, Human Rights Committee, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • Bü?ra Ersanl? (speaker), Turkey
  • Marie-Claire Foblets, The Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium
  • Raghavendra Gadagkar, President, Indian National Science Academy
  • Jörg Hacker, President, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • Jean Iliopoulos, Co-President, Committee for the Defence of Scientists' Rights (CODHOS), French Academy of Sciences
  • Jukka Kekkonen, Chairman, Human Rights Committee, Council of Finnish Academies
  • Imad Khatib, Secretary General, Palestine Academy for Science and Technology
  • Belita Koiller,* Brazilian Academy of Sciences
  • Pedro León Azofeifa,* Academy of Sciences of Costa Rica
  • Jeremy McNeil, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society of Canada
  • Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu, Fellow, Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Christopher Mutambirwa, President, Zimbabwe Academy of Sciences
  • Esther Mwaikambo, President, Tanzania Academy of Sciences
  • Ida Nicolaisen,* The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
  • Erling Norrby, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • Robin Perutz, Representative of the UK Academies' Human Rights Committees, The Royal Society
  • Daya Reddy, President, Academy of Science of South Africa
  • Richard J. Roberts (speaker), United Kingdom
  • Alenka Šelih,* Head, Commission for Human Rights, Slovenian Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Nelson Sewankambo, President, Uganda National Academy of Sciences
  • Emad El-Din Shahin (speaker), Egypt
  • Ovid Tzeng, Academician, Academia Sinica
  • Peter Vale, Member, Academy of Science of South Africa
  • Moises Wasserman, Past President, Colombian Academy of Exact, Physical, and Natural Sciences
  • Hans-Peter Zenner, Chairman, Human Rights Committee, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (participant TBD)

*Member of the H.R. Network Executive Committee

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