Solidarity with Brazilian scientists

The World Federation of Scientific Workers – WFSW, at its 89th meeting of the Executive Council on 30/04/2019 in Gif-sur-Yvette (Fr), expresses its support for Brazilian public universities, in particular the Federal University of Bahia, the University of Brasilia and the Federal Fluminense University, targeted by a series of threats as well as by budget cuts in repression of their resistance against authoritarian actions by the Brazilian government.

As an organization of scientists committed to the advancement of science and technology, social progress, the environment and sustainable development, WFSW assures the entire Brazilian academic community of its solidarity. It reaffirms the urgent need for freedom of thought, plurality and the development of science and technology