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Call for input on the right to access and take part in scientific progress

Issued by

Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights


13 November 2023

Purpose: To inform the upcoming report of the Special Rapporteur to the Human Rights Council to be presented in March 2024
Key questions and types of input/comments sought

Please select and answer the questions most relevant for your organization / entity. Kindly limit your responses to 3,000 words and attach annexes where necessary.

To facilitate their consideration, please send responses in a Word document, and in English, French or Spanish.

Please clearly specify the entity making the contribution on the document itself and add paragraph numbers.

All submissions will be posted on the OHCHR website.

Next Steps

Input/comments may be sent by e-mail/postal mail. They must be received by 13 November 2023.

Email address:
[email protected],

Email subject line:
Submission: Access and participation in science

Word limit:
3000 words

File formats:
Word, PDF

Accepted languages:
English, Spanish, French

Postal address:
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Office at Geneva, CH 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland