Women Judges and Prosecutors on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime

Workshop | 9-10 November 2017

This meeting has been called under the conviction that modern slavery, in the forms of forced labour, prostitution and organ trafficking, is a crime against humanity and must be ... Read all

Health of People and Planet: Our Responsibility

Workshop | 2-4 November 2017

Over the last three years, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS) and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences (PASS) have held a series of meetings related to the degradation ... Read all

Cell Biology and Genetics

Workshop | 23-24 October 2017

The PAS Workshop on Cell Biology and Genetics will bring together a group of scientists from the Pontifical Academy and the Academia de Ciencias de América Latina (ACAL). The main ... Read all

Youth as Stewards of Our Planet for a More Fraternal and Supportive Society

Workshop | 14-15 October 2017

Our era is one of great tension and anxiety. With multilateralism on the wane, narrower visions of nationalism, exclusivism, and even xenophobia are on the rise. International law ... Read all

Connectivity as a Human Right

Workshop | 10 October 2017

As the world’s primary means of enabling learning, delivering knowledge, providing health care, enhancing agriculture, saving the environment, creating jobs, and understanding each ... Read all

Sharing Models and Best Practices to End Modern Slavery and Restore Dignity to its Victims

Workshop | 13-14 June 2017

Concept Note Following a wish of Pope Francis to study and eradicate modern slavery in terms of human trafficking, forced labour, prostitution and organ trafficking, which he ... Read all

Biological Extinction: How to Save the Natural World on Which We Depend

Workshop | 27 February - 1 March 2017

On our 4.54 billion year old planet, life is perhaps as much as 3.7 billion years old, photosynthesis and multi-cellularity dozens of times independently around 3.0 billion years ... Read all

The Human Right to Water

Workshop | 23-24 February 2017

Aristoteles tells us that, according to Thales of Miletus “water is the beginning of everything”. This Greek intuition has been confirmed by modern science that considers water and ... Read all

Food Values

Workshop | 14 February 2017

Over the last few decades a considerable body of evidence has been published demonstrating the relationship between diet and health. Many studies have evaluated the associations ... Read all

Summit on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism

Workshop | 7-8 February 2017

Introduction The issue of organ trafficking has been a concern of the World Health Organization (WHO) for three decades, expressed initially in 1987, but reaffirmed by the ... Read all