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Monday, September 19, 2011
CAFTA, Intellectual Property, and Transnational Mobilization for Access to Medicines in Central America
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Lecture by Angelina Godoy, Director of the University of Washington's Center for Human Rights; Adjunct Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor, Law, Societies, and Justice, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington

STPP Graduate Certificate Program Information Session
6:00 PM -  7:00 PM

Science and technology play a central role in our modern world. With the potential to transform the way we live, work, and govern, these fields pose novel dilemmas for political and policy discussion. Questions for study include: how should decision-makers contend with competing understandings of the scientific evidence regarding climate change? In what way should we incorporate ethical and social concerns into the regulatory infrastructures for innovations such as biotechnology and nanotechnology?