Science and Human Rights

COSSA is a member of the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition, a network of organizations that recognize a role for scientists and engineers in human rights.


United Nations Convention on the
Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) (text)

COSSA endorses the statement of the AAAS Board of Directors in support of ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. (July 28, 2014)

Statement by the AAAS Board of Directors Urges US to Ratify Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (April 7, 2014)

COSSA Member Action on CRPD Ratification

American Psychological Society: APA Council of Representatives Adopts Resolution in Support of the UN Convention on the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities (August 2014)

Linguistic Society of AmericaLSA Adopts Statement Endorsing US Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (July 29, 2014)

American Educational Research Association: AERA Council Endorses Resolution Urges CRPD Ratification (July 2014)

American Statistical Association: ASA Statement Urging Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
(June 20, 2104)