Join the first Webinar on the Right to Science – 30/04/20

Join the first Webinar on the Right to Science – 30/04/20

You can relive the event here

On 30 April, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm CET (Central European time), Science for Democracy will host a virtual panel discussion on the “Right to Science and Why it Matters” with our experts as well as representatives of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, UNESCO and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Programme

Andrea Boggio, Professor of Legal Studies, Bryant University, who will introduce and chair the debate

“The General Comment”

Mikel Mancisidor, visiting Professor at the University of Deusto, member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), co-rapporteur on the General Comment on Science 

“UNESCO and the right to science: past milestones and future perspectives”

April Tash and Konstantinos Tararas, Programme Specialists at the Social and Human Sciences Sector of UNESCO.

“Scientists’ perspectives on the right to science: from definition to implementation”

Jessica Wyndham, Director of the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

“General Comment: Now What?”

Cesare Romano, Professor of Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, chairs with questions 

Final remarks

Marco Cappato & Marco Perduca, coordinators Science for Democracy

You can read the General Comment Science here.