Right to Science and Culture

General Comment No. 25 and the Right to Science and Culture

Now, we got to have the final interpretation guideline for so-called ‘neglected human rights’, or the right to science and culture. On April 7, 2020, the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) published the General Comment No. 25 on the right to science of Art. 15 of ICESCR. The General Comment No. 25 is …

Historical landscape of the intersection of human rights and intellectual property

IP has a short history for some attributes of which to be recognised as human rights. IP and human rights have different normative foundations and have developed in isolation. In the last few years, however, a great deal of literatures has discussed IP in terms of human rights. The intersection between HRs and IPRs can …