Statement on Gender Balance at HTCC4
The HTCC4 Organizing Committee, (which itself is composed according to the gender balance policy) fully supports and promotes gender equality in accordance to the IUCr principle:
We will enforce and ensure the gender equality among our lecturers and participants, and we will pay a special attention to the gender balance in evaluating bursary applications.
IUCr Scientific Freedom Policy Statement
The Organizing Committee of the HTCC4 shall observe the basic policy of non-discrimination and affirms the right and freedom of scientists to associate in international scientific activity without regard to such factors as ethnic origin, religion, citizenship, language, political stance, gender, sex or age, in accordance with the Statutes of the International Council for Science. At HTCC4 no barriers will exist which would prevent the participation of bona fide scientists.