Japan

Letter from the Field

Constructing a Global Science Forum

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.

Perspective

The UK Response to Fukushima and Anglo-Japanese Relations

The UK government’s response to the March 2011 nuclear accident in Japan relied on scientific advice and communication, and it demonstrated the central role of science advisory systems and benefited the broader bilateral relationship.

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The Rise of Science and Technology Diplomacy in Japan

Japan must incorporate science diplomacy into its foreign policy strategy if it is to rebuild important relations with key countries and remain a global player in science and technology.

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Research and Diplomacy 350 Kilometers above the Earth

By Julie Payette - 12.10.2012

The International Space Station, with partners that surmount their cultural, organizational, and political differences to pursue a collective vision, serves as a model of science diplomacy.

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Science and Technology Agreements as Tools for Science Diplomacy

By Bridget M. Dolan - 12.10.2012

Bilateral Science and Technology agreements help the U.S. Department of State transform diplomatic relationships, promote public diplomacy, highlight cooperation, and protect U.S. national security.

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International Fusion Energy Cooperation

ITER provides lessons for negotiating large-scale, capital-intensive international projects. Success depends on political goodwill, compromise, and a common understanding of project management.

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