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Pan-Arab ethics charter ‘will protect academic freedom’

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‘Best democracies based on science’, princess of Jordan says

An ethical charter for Arabic science will protect researchers in a region plagued by freedom of expression problems, according to the Jordanian royal who acts as its patron.

Unveiled at the World Science Forum in Budapest, Hungary on 22 November, the Charter of Ethics of Science and Technology in the Arab Region will “for the first time” protect “good science and dedicated scientists” across the Arab world, said Princess Sumaya bint Hassan.

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