Virtual forum “The work of the Inter-American Juridical Committee"

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Monday, January 24, 2:30 p. m., Washington D.C. local time

"Neuro Rights: Towards Developing International Standards"

This session made a general introduction based on the Declaration on Neuroscience, Neurotechnologies, and Human Rights: New Legal Challenges for the Americas, adopted by the Inter-American Juridical Committee (CJI) in August, 2021; and identified some of the key topics and fundamental aspects that may constitute the basis of a regional standard for the effective protection of human rights in relation to the use of neurotechnologies, and explained the work of the multidisciplinary working group of specialists that has supported the work of the CJI, including their concerns, goals and recommendations.

Welcoming Remarks & Moderator:
l Dr. Dante Negro, Director, Department of International Law, Secretariat for Legal Affairs, OAS. Technical Secretariat of the Inter-American Juridical Committee.

Neuroscience, Neurotechnologies and Human Rights: New Legal Challenges for the Americas
l Ramiro Orias Arredondo, Member, Inter-American Juridical Committee, OEA.
Towards a Regional Standard: Essential Elements
l Rafael Yuste, Director, NeuroTechnology Center, Columbia University.
Insights from the Group of Experts
l Amélie Kim Cheang, Strategic Director, Fundación Kamanau.

*Interventions were followed by a Q&A segment.
*Please note that this session was held in Spanish with no simultaneous interpretation provided..

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