American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Professional Society
1200 New York Avenue NW Washington DC 20005 United States
Phone 1202-326-6793
Main Contacts
Mark Frankel Director of the Scientific Freedom, Responsibility and Law Program

The American Association for the Advancement of Science is the world’s largest scientific membership organization with a mission to, "advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people." AAAS is also the publisher of Science and the Science family of journals

Within the AAAS the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program/SRHRL, "is committed to promoting high standards for the practice of science and engineering; advancing the human right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its applications; engaging scientists, engineers and their professional associations in human rights efforts; monitoring and enhancing assessment of emerging ethical, legal, and human rights issues related to science and technology; furthering the use of science and technology in support of human rights; and initiating activities to address the impact of developments at the intersection of science, technology, and law.”