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International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies proceedings : Symposium and fifth Biennial Meeting, Paris, May 10-11, 2001

International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies. Biennial Meeting (5th : 2001 : Paris, France)

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  • "The International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies (the Network) held its fifth biennial meeting on May 10 and 11, 2001, at the Palais de l'Institut de France in Paris. In addition to an evening reception for Network members and guests, the main events of the meeting were a semipublic symposium, Human Rights and the Scientific Community, and a 1 1/2-day workshop on a variety of topics related to science, engineering, and health in the human rights context."--P. 1.
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Contents

  • ""INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS NETWORK of ACADEMIES AND SCHOLARLY SOCIETIES""; ""Copyright""; ""The International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies""; ""A DESCRIPTION""; ""With Gratitiude""; ""International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies""; ""Contents""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""THE SYMPOSIUM""; ""WELCOME AND OVERVIEW OF SYMPOSIUM TOPICS""; ""PROMOTION OF DEMOCRACY AND STRENGTHENING OF CIVIL SOCIETY IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA""; ""HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY IN KOSOVO""; ""FROM HUMANITARIAN TO PREVENTIVE INTERVENTION""
  • ""HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION AND THE IRANIAN SCHOLARLY COMMUNITY DIALOGUE AMONG CIVILIZATIONS AND HUMAN R ...""; ""HUMAN RIGHTS IN EGYPT: THE CASE OF SAAD EDDIN IBRAHIM""; ""CONCLUDING REMARKS""; ""THE MEETING""; ""WELCOME AND INTRODUCTORY COMMENTS""; ""AN OVERVIEW OF THE NETWORKâ€?S ACCOMPLISHMENTS""; ""Vigilant Society""; ""Accurate Information""; ""Coordinated Interventions""; ""UNESCO Petitions""; ""Academic Freedom and Human Rights Education""; ""Discussion""; ""What is the Extent of the Networkâ€?s Charge?""; ""Human Rights and Human Responsibility""; ""How Effective is the Network?""
  • ""Addressing Terrorist Threats""""SUPPORTING THE INDEPENDENCE OF ACADEMIES AND SCHOLARLY SOCIETIES""; ""What features of independence can be threatened?""; ""What kinds of threats are there?""; ""What can and should be done, especially by the Network?""; ""Discussion""; ""Kinds of Issues That Can Lead to Threats""; ""Kinds of Threats and Their Origins""; ""PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS DIALOGUE: HOW CAN MEMBERS OF THE WORLD SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY PROMOTE HUMAN RIG...""; ""Exposure to Human Rights, Democracy, and Justice""; ""Fundamental Questions""
  • ""Palestinian/Israeli Cooperation on the Environment""""Discussion""; ""DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE AND THE STRENGTHENING OF CIVIL SOCIETY: CAN LESSONS LEARNED HELP GUIDE THE NETWORKâ€?S METHODS ANDâ€?""; ""Development Assistance and Human Rights""; ""The Relevance of Cultural Factors""; ""Strengthening Civil Society""; ""Networking Is Crucial""; ""Responsible Use of Development Assistance""; ""Need for Monitoring""; ""Strengthening Institutional Capacity""; ""Discussion""; ""Should the Network Promote a “Hippocratic Oathâ€? for Scientists?""; ""Discussion""
  • ""HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES IN LATIN AMERICA: PARTICULARLY COLOMBIA""