LIVE 'Human Germline Genome Modification and the Right to Science' - a book by Cesare Romano, Andrea Boggio and Jessica Almqvist Read the book

We promote the Right to Science as a structural component of Liberal Democracies.

Science for Democracy is a platform launched in October 2018.

Cannabis: UN vs UN

In 2021 it will be 60 years since the adoption of the United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. From 2020, thanks to the General Comment on Science we have a further document confirming the necessity to update rules.

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"The Right to Enjoy the Benefit of Science" - Book of abstracts

Explore the interaction between science, the scientific method, evidence-based debates and the decisionmaking process and read all the abstracts of the 6th Meeting of the World Congress for Freedom of Scientific Research.

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The Right to Science in National Constitutions

The “right to science” did not propagate only in international legal instruments. Nowadays, a large majority of world constitutions contains one or more of the four components of the right to science: i) the enjoyment of the benefits of scientific progress, ii) the freedom of scientific research; iii) the protection from adverse effects of science, and iv) the duty to foster scientific and technological progress.

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Who We Are

Believing in the affirmation of a fundamental human right.

We promote the affirmation of the “right to science” through a dialogue between the scientific community and decision-makers all over the world at different levels.

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What we do

For the promotion of individual and societal welfare​.

For the implementation of the Right to Science in the institutional and legal frameworks of both United Nations and European Union Member States.

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About the right to enjoy the benefits of science

Watch Sarah M.E. Anyang Agbor, African Union Commissioner for Research, taking a stand for the right to science.

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