UNESCO Event on Freedom and Safety of Scientists – 19 March 2024

UNESCO and the Kingdom of the Netherlands organise an event on its new Programme on the promotion of scientific freedom and the safety of scientists on 19 March 2024 (13.30-14.30 CET) in Room IV in Paris. To attend in person, please register here. In case you are participating in person, please make sure to use the main entrance of UNESCO at 7 Place de Fontenoy. The event can also be followed online.

The event will be opened by Ms Monique van Daalen, Ambassador/Permanent Delegate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and Ms Gabriela Ramos, Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences of UNESCO, accompanied by brief messages from Ministers supporting this initiative. A group of Ambassadors/Permanent Delegates will then present a Call to Action on the Freedom and Safety of Scientists and will highlight the key concerns, needs and priorities of their respective countries. The event will also feature key findings of the upcoming publication, entitled The Safety of Scientific Researchers: Data, trends and a typology of threats

There will be simultaneous interpretation in English and French. 

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