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The Science and Technology Adviser to the U.S. Secretary of State

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.

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Intergovernmental Scientific Networks in Latin America

By Marga Gual Soler - 12.22.2014

The Ibero-American Programme for Science, Technology and Development and the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research are two instructive approaches to strengthening regional scientific capacity and relationships.   

Editorial

The Partnership of Scientists and Diplomats

By Alan Leshner - 12.22.2014

Alan Leshner, the departing chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS, publisher of Science & Diplomacy), reflects on the importance of engaging the science community in science diplomacy. 

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Nuclear Negotiations, Scientific Literacy, and U.S.-India Relations

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.  

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Bridging Public Health and Foreign Affairs

Health attachés, diplomats with in-depth public health knowledge, serve as the central node in the global health diplomacy network, connecting U.S. and foreign government health and non-health agencies with global health stakeholders.

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Advanced Web-Based Temporal Analytics for Arms Control Verification and Compliance

By Maynard Holliday and Chris Holden - 07.15.2014

Web-based analytics, such as information from social media sources, is one new tool that is needed to complement traditional monitoring methods to help support future arms control treaties and other security agreements.

Perspective

The United States Looks to the Global Science, Technology, and Innovation Horizon

A strategic platform that facilitates partnerships between U.S. and foreign academic institutions can help the United States sustain its scientific leadership, support national interests, address global challenges, and advance knowledge.

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Women as Agents of Positive Change in Biosecurity

By Kathleen Danskin and Dana Perkins - 06.23.2014

Managing biological threats requires a multifaceted, holistic approach, which benefits from greater gender integration. The U.S. government can better empower women in biosecurity by employing specific indicators to track performance.

Editorial

Mental Health Diplomacy: Building a Global Response

The time has come for policy makers, NGOs, and the private sector to bring mental illness to the forefront of issues bridging health and diplomacy to improve people’s lives.

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Epidemics and Opportunities for U.S.-Cuba Collaboration

By Marguerite Jiménez - 06.09.2014

Renowned Polish-American vaccine developer Albert Sabin showed that scientific cooperation with the Soviet Union and Cuba against infectious disease can serve public health if political barriers are lowered, lessons for current U.S.-Cuba relations.

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