Scientific Engagement in the Broader Middle East and North Africa: Lessons in Promoting a Safe and Secure Research Environment

This report describes the challenges faced and suggestions made for promoting safe, ethical, and secure life-science research in the broader Middle East and North African regions. The information relayed in this report comes from four workshops and a collaborative sub-grant program that the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy (CSTSP) conducted in the region between 2010 and 2012.