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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.

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This article focuses on a small number of important collaborative activities between the U.S. and the USSR and Russia. Most of the following examples are based on Schweitzer's experience as the first science attaché at the U.S. embassy in Moscow (1963–66); first executive director of the team that carried out the U.S. launch of the International Science and Technology Center in Moscow (1992–94); and director for programs in Eastern Europe and Eurasia at the National Academies (1985–92) and (1994–present).

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Analysing S&T cooperation between the EU and China in the field of solar PV, the article concludes that the concept of science diplomacy is difficult to pursue in a relatively mature technological domain, with clear commercial interests at stake.

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The illegal trade and trafficking of wild flora and fauna pose environmental risks with implications beyond species extinction and animal welfare, although those impacts are substantial. To help address the problem in Africa, the research and policy communities must work closely along a broad spectrum of fields, among them conservation and criminology.

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With increasingly complex data, how data interacts with diplomacy will transform diplomatic interactions, from eliminating barriers, building communities, and fostering diplomatic relationships.

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A historical perspective of how the UK hoped to increase its ability to shape U.S. arms control policy and preserve the future of the UK’s nuclear deterrent through participation in the U.S. Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI).

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As the world moves to a militarized space, the European Union may have the tools to assist in the establishment of confidence building measures between China, Russia, and the United States in the domain of space.

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A new initiative connects Greek professionals in a nework with potential impact on national interests, international relations, and transboundary challenges.

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In 2015, the IAP selected food and nutrition security & agriculture for a project to establish a new model for science diplomacy that draws upon its resources and those of its member academies.

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Disasters are complex phenomena that transcend scientific and political borders. International, interdisciplinary, and multi-
stakeholder collaborations are therefore vital in advancing our understanding of the underlying drivers and impacts of disasters.

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This article emphasizes the potential of African diaspora scientists to advance S&T development on the continent, and specifically suggests the establishment of an African diaspora scientists federation. 

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This is the story of PEPFAR's creation and early implementation from the perspective of the U.S. ambassador to Uganda, among the first countries in Africa to use data and evidence to describe, track, and treat HIV and AIDS patients.