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

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

Event: Marco Cappato partecipated in a panel discussion on the human right to science at UN (New York, February 22, 2018)

On february 22, 2018, Marco Cappato partecipated in a panel discussion at the United Nations in New York on the human right to science. Associazione Luca Coscioni, in cooperation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations, organized a debate to elaborate on the state-of-the-art developments

Event: “Right to Science and Freedom of Research on Narcotic and Psychotropic Substances” (Turin, Sept. 29, 2017)

RIGHT TO SCIENCE AND FREEDOM OF RESEARCH  ON NARCOTIC AND PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES International Conference organized by Associazione Luca Coscioni, hosted by the University of Turin September 29, 2017, Campus Luigi Einaudi – Torino   CONFERENCE WEBCAST – WATCH HERE On the occasion of the fourth meeting of the G7 Ministers of Science and Technology in Turin, UNITO

Event: “The Right to Enjoy Scientific Progress and the Freedom Indispensable for Scientific Research” (Geneva, June 30, 2017)

THE RIGHT TO ENJOY SCIENTIFIC PROGRESS, AND THE FREEDOM INDISPENSABLE FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH June 30, 2017, 11.00am-13.00pm Conference Room XXVII Palais des Nations of the UN CONCEPT-NOTE Freedom and responsibility are the proverbial two sides of the science medal. Norms, policies and agreements regulating science, whether at the national or international level, must achieve multiple

Side-Event on “The implementation of the right to enjoy scientific progress and the freedom indispensable for scientific research” (Geneva, Sept. 20, 2016)

Palais des Nations, Room XXVII (Geneva, Switzerland) from 13.00 to 15.00 – Organized by the World Congress for Freedom of Scientific Research and the “Associazione Luca Coscioni” in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations and International Organizations in Geneva and with the International Institute for the Human right to science