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8th Symposium Human Rights and Science

Date: Wednesday, 11. September 2019
Time: 08:30 to 17:45
Location: Grande salle des séances de l’Institut de France, 23, Quai de Conti, 75006 Paris, France

The 8th Human Rights and Science Symposium is hosted and co-organised by the Académie des sciences (France). It belongs to a symposium series managed by the Human Rights Committee of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.

The symposium focuses on the right to education, recognised by the United Nations Universal Declaration in 1948. It also strives to demonstrate the importance of human rights education to educate a wide audience, including students and high school students, to fight against discrimination of all natures, races, genders, religions, etc. The scientific coordinators of the symposium are Professors Jean Iliopoulos and Édouard Brézin, Co-chairs of the Committee for the Defense of Scientists’ Rights of the Académie des sciences (CODHOS), and Professor Hans-Peter Zenner ML, Chair of the Human Rights Committee of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Germany.

ML – Member of the Leopoldina

Picture: Meeting of academy representatives at the 8th Symposium Human Rights and Science at the Institut de France – Académie des sciences in Paris 2019. (Copyright: Leopoldina)

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