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Stay informed by attending human rights events.  How you can get involved: below you will find information on events around the world that focus on human rights and science, engineering, and/or medicine.

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AAAS Webinar: The "Science Factor" in Human Rights Litigation

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)'s Science and Human Rights Coalition is presenting a webinar on July 17, 2019about the pivotal role that scientific advice, provided by a AAAS pro-bono scientist, played in halting the construction of a dam that posed a serious flooding threat to a Mexican community.  Register for the webinar here.


AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition 2019 Conference

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)’s Science and Human Rights Coalition is hosting its 2019 conference from October 23-25, 2019 in Washington, D.C., where participants will learn from each other’s successes and challenges, identify emerging needs and opportunities, and help set the agenda for future collaborative action and impact in the fields of science and human rights. 

Scholars at Risk Network 2020 Global Congress

Scholars at Risk is hosting its 2020 Global Congress in Washington D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland on March 25-28, 2020. The event will feature the theme of Truth, Power & Society: The Promise of Higher Education in Challenging Times and offer the opportunity to share experiences and develop good practices for navigating increasing pressures on higher education. For more detailed information, visit the event's webpage




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