PGA In the Spotlight
|Academics Urged to do More on Human Rights|
December 13, 2013, London Times Higher Education
Carol Corillon, director of the Committee on Human Rights (CHR), recently urged members of the Council for Assisting Refugee Academics in London to do more to assist persecuted colleagues throughout the world. CHR is celebrating its 80th anniversary working in behalf of scientists, engineers, and health professionals who are unjustly detained or imprisoned for exercising their basic human rights. View additional media coverage from CHR...
Officials Give OK to Develop Disaster Plan
December 11, 2013, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Leaders in Clairton, PA (near Pittsburgh) are using Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative (2012) to help develop a Disaster Resilient Emergency Management Awareness system in the city. “The idea resulted from President Obama's emphasis on disaster resilience as a national imperative based on a report by the National Academy of Sciences.” . . .View additional media coverage on this report
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