Science as Treaty Driver - International Geneva Debate - Law Faculty - University of Basel

Friday, 1 November, 2013 - 13:00
Pro Iure Auditorium - Faculty of Law - University of Basel

Introduction to the topic:

Science and scientific evidence have substantially contributed to the treaty-making process, be it in
the realm of environmental cooperation, health or communication technologies and development.
How does scientific research contribute to and help shape international treaties?
How are science and academic research protected? And what are the recent developments in this
domain? High level speakers and experts of three Geneva-based international organizations will
address these topics, giving their inside perspectives on the subject.


Professor Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer
Professor of International Law, University of Basel


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