The authors explore examples of the Smithsonian Institution's international engagements through the lens of science diplomacy, highlighting its institutional footprint in Panama.
This article presents examples of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)-based responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, demonstrating the importance of developing, supporting, and maintaining HEI networks in low- and middle-income countries.
As countries in the Arab world grapple with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public health, the economy, and society in general, the author argues it could be a pivotal moment to address deeply rooted structural weaknesses in the region.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, academies of science in Africa and its role in providing credible, independent, and evidence-based scientific advice came into sharp focus.
This is an urgent call for greater leadership, collaboration, and action. These need to be guided by visionary and strategic plans so that Higher Education Institutions can rebuild public trust in science and effectively engage in science diplomacy.
This piece aims at furthering the understanding of the opportunities and challenges offered by urbanization and the perceptions of foreign assistance professionals regarding current U.S. government foreign assistance and host-government priorities.
There is a need for improved international data sharing policies to support outbreak response. Based on evidence, science and policy related to COVID-19, authors suggest several structural improvements to the systems that facilitate knowledge sharing.
This paper revisits the history of U.S. advocacy for the Montreal Protocol, a landmark achievement in international scientific cooperation and American environmental leadership.
This paper takes a close look at five European research infrastructures with strategic importance in which the United States is a participant.
The year 2019 marked a significant milestone in U.S.-Mexico hydrodiplomacy: seventy-five years since the two countries adopted the Treaty of 1944, which apportioned between them the waters of the Rio Grande, Colorado River, and Tijuana River.
To mark 60 years of U.S.-Former Soviet Union Collaboration, Gerson S. Sher interviewed sixty-two scientists, diplomats, and others from both sides to assess what worked and what did not, and why, to determine what may be useful to consider with regard to other programs and projects of international scientific cooperation.