NSPE Attends AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition Meeting

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

NSPE attended a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Human Rights Coalition. The meeting included discussions about post-earthquake reconstruction in Haiti, enhancing collaboration between the science and human rights communities, and working with United Nations human rights mechanisms. The AAAS Human Rights Coalition is composed of scientific associations, professional societies, and science academies that address issues such as how scientific tools can contribute to human rights work and how the scientific community can collaborate with the human rights community.