March 2016


Diplomacy for Science and Science for Sustainable Development

By E. William Colglazier - 03/29/2016

Diplomacy tools can help pave the way for international science collaboration, and science is critical for making progress on each of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. 


Science Diplomacy in the European Union

By Carlos Moedas - 03/29/2016

Science diplomacy is becoming an increasingly visible part of the European Union's foreign policy, and it has evolved beyond science for continental strength to science for global hope. 


Understanding Volcanoes in Isolated Locations

By James Hammond - 02/09/2016

Collaboration between Western scientists and scientists in the DPRK and Eritrea demonstrates that international scientific cooperation can overcome even the most obstructive political complications. 


Carnegie Group at Twenty-Five

By Paul Dufour - 02/29/2016

The Carnegie Group of Science Advisers to Presidents and Prime Ministers celebrates twenty-five years as a creative and informal vehicle by which diplomacy shapes global science issues (and vice versa) at the highest levels of decision making.


Multi-stakeholder Partnerships

Intranational and international multi-stakeholder engagement models hold the promise of reducing the global burden of cancer.  

Letter from the Field

There are No Ivory Towers in Solomon Islands

By Matthew Bond - 03/29/2016

The author builds relationships in the Solomon Islands to advance botanical research and connect institutions, such as the Smithsonian and the Solomon Islands National Herbarium.