Broader Mid-East & North Africa

New Article
Science Diplomacy in Arab Countries
By Nart Dohjoka, Cathleen A. Campbell, Brenna Hill 03.17.2017

The similarities of culture and experience, coupled with a common language and history of scientific achievement in Arab countries, make science diplomacy an obvious strategy for combating regional instability. 

East Asia

New Perspective
By Vaughan Turekian, Teruo Kishi 02.06.2017

S&T advisors to foreign ministers will be pivotal in developing evidence-informed foreign policies and in proactively identifying emerging S&T trends that intersect with mutual and respective foreign policy priorities. 


New Article
The Spanish Scientific Diaspora
By Ana Elorza Moreno, Lorenzo Melchor, Guillermo Orts-Gil, Cristina Gracia, Izaskun Lacunza, Borja Izquierdo, José Ignacio Fernández-Vera 02.14.2017

Science diplomacy is on the rise in Spain thanks to a new initiative that is transforming that nation's scientific diaspora into a global science diplomacy network.


Letter from the Field
By Matthew Bond 03.29.2016

The author builds relationships in the Solomon Islands to advance botanical research and connect institutions, such as the Smithsonian and the Solomon Islands National Herbarium.

South & Central Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa