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.
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.
As an autonomous, nonprofit organization, the IUSSTF has catalyzed and strengthened U.S.-India scientific cooperation through the ups and downs of the official relationship, serving as a model science diplomacy mechanism for bilateral relationships.
As young people around the world confront such challenges and threats as disease, unemployment, and violence, foreign policy leaders should look to science and its potential to help find solutions.
U.S. universities are strengthening cooperation with Myanmar in health sciences and public health. These collaborations benefit both public health and the relationship between the two countries.