Andrew Mazibrada

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Andrew Mazibrada is a PhD Fellow at the University of Copenhagen Faculty of Law. His doctoral dissertation analyses whether an entitlement to protection from the adverse effects of scientific progress and its applications can be interpreted from Article 15 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and, if so, how the obligations that are created might be implemented. In particular, it focuses on emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence as well as the use of climate science in climate litigation. Before undertaking his doctoral research, he was a barrister in criminal practice at the Bar of England and Wales for 15 years. He holds Masters degrees in law from King’s College, London, and the University of Copenhagen, and a Master of Letters degree from the University of Glasgow.

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Is there a Right to be Protected from the Adverse Effects of Scientific Progress and its Applications?

An entitlement to access the benefits of scientific progress and its applications, particularly technology, is almost certainly settled content of the right to science. It has traditionally been interpreted from Article 15(1)(b) of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, but probably inheres in a broader interpretation of Article 15, particularly following General Comment…

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