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Partnership with AAAS

Since 2005, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has established itself as a leader in the application of geospatial technologies such as satellite imagery, volunteered geographic information, and GIS analysis to issues associated with human rights, environmental justice, and humanitarian crises throughout the world. The AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program fosters and facilitates the responsible practice and application of science in the service of society. 

This expertise, combined with the Center’s effective efforts convening multi-stakeholder and academic/practitioner groups to explore the human rights applications, makes this initiative an innovative collaboration around the application of geospatial technologies to human rights. 

SciTech4HR 2019

  • Connecting Space to Human Rights
  • Experiential Learning and Advocacy
  • Connecting Space to Human Rights

    This session explores our current understanding, research tools, and conceptual framework for satellite image applications, and discuss evidence-based case studies that focus on interdisciplinary assessments and science-based humanitarian and human rights response.

    Experiential Learning and Advocacy

    This session includes real life examples and offers participants insights into student learning, skills building and transdisciplinary models at the intersection of science and human rights that could be considered for use in other university settings.

    Human Rights 04.03.20
    Connecting Science to Human Rights

    In times of pandemic and crises, the intersection of science and human rights become increasingly visible and urgent. Learn about the lasting impact of experiential learning at this intersection from two of our student interns, who share their insights from the 2019 AAAS Conference in Washington, D.C.

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