U.S. universities are strengthening cooperation with Myanmar in health sciences and public health. These collaborations benefit both public health and the relationship between the two countries.
For small countries with advanced S&T capacity, science diplomacy has a different focus from larger nations. It is essential in projecting New Zealand’s profile and leveraging limited resources.
Policy makers should elevate the use of cooperation in engineering areas to foster relationships and solve global problems, particularly between the United States and the Middle East and Caucasus.
Canada needs to better use its science—including greater innovation in government structures of science advice and mobilizing its global science networks—to increase its influence on global issues.
The U.S.-DPRK Scientific Engagement Consortium, established in 2007, has connected scientists in North Korea and the United States despite strained official relations between the two countries.
By working with North Korea’s Kim Chaek University of Technology on a digital library, academic exchanges, and other projects, Syracuse University built trust and advanced open standards with this closed society.
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