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The Committee on Human Rights at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Joined in December 2015

About Us

The Committee on Human Rights was created in 1976 and is a standing committee of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and National Academy of Medicine (NAM). The Committee uses the influence and stature of the institutions it represents on behalf of scientists, engineers, and health professionals anywhere in the world who have been subjected to severe repression for peacefully exercising their basic human rights. 
The Committee on Human Rights was created in 1976 and is a standing committee of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and National Academy of Medicine (NAM). The Committee uses the influence and stature of…

Issue Areas Include

  • Human Rights & Civil Liberties

Location

  • 500 Fifth Street NW
    Washington, DC

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