The Standing Committee On Human Rights and Peace unites students who strive to create an equal and peaceful world. All our activities are founded on Human Rights, but we also try to teach them to other people- children, medical students and the general public- as well as incorporate them in Medical Education and our profession. We address issues affecting vulnerable populations such as children, women, elderly people and others who often face discrimination, negligence or maltreatment.
Human Rights: We primarily refer to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights from 1948 when we talk about human rights without further specifications. However, sometimes, other international covenants and treaties are also mentioned.
Peace: SCORP understands peace as both the absence of conflict (negative peace) and the presence of equality and harmony (positive peace)