Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights & Law Program at AAAS

  • DC


1200 New York Avenue NW
United States

About Us

The Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program (SRHRL) is a part of the Center of Science, Policy and Society Programs at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

SRHRL addresses ethical, legal and human rights issues related to the conduct and application of science and technology. The Program is committed to promoting high standards for the practice of science and engineering; advancing the human right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its applications; engaging scientists, engineers and their professional associations in human rights efforts; monitoring and enhancing assessment of emerging ethical, legal, and human rights issues related to science and technology; furthering the use of science and technology in support of human rights; and initiating activities to address the impact of developments at the intersection of science, technology, and law.