Americas

Article
Four S&T Advisers
By Erica Pincus 12.22.2014

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

East Asia

Letter from the Field
By Koji Omi 12.22.2014

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.

Europe

Article
Russian and EU Flags
By Alexander Sokolov, Karel Haegeman, Manfred Spiesberger, Mark Boden 12.22.2014

The European Union and Russia are working together to identify and solve shared societal challenges through scientific collaborations, even during times of political tension.

Oceania

New Podcast
By Lloyd Davis 12.15.2014

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

Perspective
President George W. Bush welcomes Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
By Anish Goel 12.09.2014

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.  

Sub-Saharan Africa

Article
UCI clinical ward
By Harold Varmus 03.17.2014

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.