Paul Berkman is a professor of practice in science diplomacy and directs the Science Diplomacy Center at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.


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.


International stability in the Arctic has yet to be globally recognized and a process of ongoing and inclusive dialogue about Arctic issues, which are linked to sustainable development, is needed to promote cooperation and peace.