Over fifteen years, four science and technology advisers have served the U.S. secretary of state, building science capacity in the department, offering advice on policy, and serving as liaisons to the scientific community.
Broader Mid-East & North Africa
Reflecting on her thirty-year commitment to use science to promote human dignity, the author shares the story of the Malta Conferences.
Today’s global challenges and opportunities require an international, multi-sectoral approach, and the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum is one venue for leaders and experts to meet to develop science and technology for the benefit of all people.
The European Union and Russia are working together to identify and solve shared societal challenges through scientific collaborations, even during times of political tension.
Science & Diplomacy editor-in-chief Vaughan Turekian discusses science diplomacy with Lloyd Davis, the co-editor of the new book Science Diplomacy: New Day or False Dawn?
South & Central Asia
The U.S.-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation Initiative relied on scientific literacy in the diplomatic negotiations for its success, benefiting international nuclear science cooperation and nonproliferation.
The Uganda Cancer Institute and the Malaria Research and Training Center in Mali, founded in collaboration with the U.S. government, show how combating major diseases through research capacity development can bring countries and scientists together.