Standing Committee for the Defence of Scientists’ Rights (Codhos): Protecting Scientists throughout the World
The Standing Committee for the Defence of Scientists’ Rights (Codhos) of the Académie des Sciences, chaired since 2013 by Édouard Brézin and Jean Illiopoulos, was created in 1978. According to the statutes of the Académie des Sciences, it looks into the violations of rights that experience across the world scientists, physicians, researchers in human and social sciences, engineers or students.
Composition of the committee
Presidents: Édouard Brézin and Jean Iliopoulos
Members: Jean-Michel Bony - Jean-Pierre Changeux - Georges Cohen - Claude Cohen-Tannoudji - François Cuzin - Henri Duranton - Pierre Encrenaz - Maurice Goldman - Denis Jérome - Zdenek Johan - Henri Korn - Guy Laval - Charles-Michel Marle - Dominique Meyer - Yves Meyer - Christine Petit - Bernard Picinbono - Gilles Pisier - Jacques Prost - Yves Quéré - André Sentenac - Gérard Toulouse