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

Title International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies : proceedings : Symposium and fifth Biennial Meeting, Paris, May 10-11, 2001
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2003]
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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""
""A Private Network Web Site""""THE NETWORK�S CASES""; ""An Overview""; ""Individual Cases""; ""TESTIMONY OF TUNISIAN ENGINEER NIZAR CHA�RI, A FORMER PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE""; ""HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE SCIENTIFIC VOCATION: CASES, CONTEXTS, AND LESSONS FOR THE NETWORK""; ""Cultural Contexts""; ""Survival Values Versus Self-realization Values""; ""Abuse Prevention Measures""; ""Discussion""; ""THE TARGETING OF SCIENTISTS AND SCHOLARS FOR POLITICAL ASSASSINATION: CAN THE NETWORK HELP IN SUCH CASES?""; ""Discussion""; ""Strength in Numbers""; ""Importance of a Rapid Response Mechanism""
""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""
""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 NETWORK�S ACCOMPLISHMENTS""; ""Vigilant Society""; ""Accurate Information""; ""Coordinated Interventions""; ""UNESCO Petitions""; ""Academic Freedom and Human Rights Education""; ""Discussion""; ""What is the Extent of the Network�s Charge?""; ""Human Rights and Human Responsibility""; ""How Effective is the Network?""
""Palestinian/Israeli Cooperation on the Environment""""Discussion""; ""DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE AND THE STRENGTHENING OF CIVIL SOCIETY: CAN LESSONS LEARNED HELP GUIDE THE NETWORK�S METHODS AND�""; ""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 Oath� for Scientists?""; ""Discussion""
Notes "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."--Page 1
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Subject Human rights advocacy -- Congresses.
Human rights -- International cooperation -- Congresses.
Learned institutions and societies -- Political activity -- Congresses.
Scholars -- Political activity -- Congresses.
Scientists -- Political activity -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies. Symposium
ISBN 0309564174 (electronic bk.)
9780309564175 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Proceedings, Symposium and fifth Biennial Meeting