Remarks on the Venice Statement on the Right to Enjoy the Benefits of Scientific Progress and its Applications (Article 15(1)(b) ICESCR)

Müller, Amrei
December 2010
Human Rights Law Review;Dec2010, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p765
Academic Journal
The article discusses in detail parts of the Venice Statement on the Right to Enjoy the Benefits of Scientific Progress and its Applications. It highlights the significance of the Venice Statement in determining the normative content of a human right as complex as the REBSPA and fostering its implementation. It indicates the states' obligations under REBSPA to adopt policies and laws that allow individuals to conduct scientific research freely and where institutions should function in accordance with human rights principles.


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