Population bomb and voluntary family planning in low income countries

Population bomb and voluntary family planning in low income countries From scientific evidence to political agenda In 1968 the book “the population bomb” by Professor Paul R. Erlich from Stanford University, appeared in the american bookstores, predicting an explosive growth of the population inversely proportional to the bioavailability of natural resources. Erlich’s prophecy promptly has

ALC at the WHO for the Cannabis review process (Geneva, June 4, 2018)

On the occasion of the open session of the Expert Committee on Drug Dependence of the WHO – World Health Organization – which for the first time in the UN history is about to start a review of medical cannabis – the Luca Coscioni Association has submitted a written statement, together with Forum Droghe, Società della Ragione and DRCNet Foundation. The session is

Webcast of the 5th Session of the World Congress for Freedom of Scientific Research

11 April 2018 1st Day webcast – WATCH HERE 14:00 – 17:00:“Scientific method and liberal-democracy” 12 April 2018 2nd Day webcast – WATCH HERE 9:00 to 12.00: “Human genome editing, embryos and regenerative medicine: Better understanding for Better regulation” 14:00 – 17:30: “Modern agricultural biotechnology calling” 13 April 2018 3rd Day webcast – WATCH HERE 9:00 to

Final Declaration of the 5th session of the World Congress for Freedom of Scientific Research

World Congress on Freedom of Scientific Research adopts Final Declaration In conclusion of the 5th session of the World Congress on Freedom of Scientific Research, held at the European Parliament in Brussels from 11 to 13 April 2018, a final declaration was adopted which, among other things, urges “the ninth framework program of the European

Safeguarding the right to science, also in agriculture

An article published in Political News on 21st March 2018 The Associazione Luca Coscioni (ALC) is a non-profit organisation advocating for the right to science and freedom for scientific research. Since its foundation in 2002, the association has campaigned for rights in a variety of fields, including assisted reproductive techniques, rights for people with disabilities

The right to science and freedom of research with scheduled substances

The right to science and freedom of research with scheduled substances Marco Perduca partecipated in the #CND2018 on behalf of Associazione Luca Coscioni. The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights recognizes the right of everyone to “enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its applications” and demands that states “respect the freedom indispensable for scientific

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