Fall 2021

Editorial

Consensus Opinion versus Rapid Change: Afghanistan, COVID-19, and Climate Change

By E. William Colglazier - 09/20/2021

How should we make decisions weighing the risks of rapid change outside of our consensus opinion of the future or outside of our ability to make a consensus decision as a society?

Conversation

Andean Science Diplomacy: Interview with Chile’s Ambassador to the U.S., Ambassador Silva

08/19/2021

Chile's Ambassador to the U.S., Ambassador Alfonso Silva spoke with Kim Montgomery, Executive Editor of Science & Diplomacy, on Chile’s science diplomacy initiatives.

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Anticipatory Science Diplomacy: An interview with Ambassador Pitteloud

09/30/2021

Ambassador Jacques Pitteloud, the Swiss Ambassador to the United States, hosted Dr. Sudip Parikh, CEO of AAAS and AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy staff at his residence, where he discussed Swiss science diplomacy.

Conversation

South Korea and the Nexus between Science and Diplomacy: An Interview with Ambassador Lee Soo Hyuck

12/03/2021

The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the U.S., Ambassador Lee Soo Hyuck spoke with Science & Diplomacy on South Korea’s science diplomacy. This is the sixth interview of the Ambassador Interview Series.

New Conversation

The Global Nature of Science, Technology and Innovation: An interview with Ambassador Qin Gang, China's Ambassador to the U.S.

12/17/2021

The Ambassador of China to the U.S., Ambassador Qin Gang spoke with Science & Diplomacy on China’s vision of the nexus between science and diplomacy. This is the seventh interview of the Ambassador Interview Series.

Article

Understanding and Meeting the Challenges of Displaced Scientists in the 21st Century

Displaced scientists face immense challenges in rebuilding their lives. With the numbers of forcibly displaced people at a record high, the displacement of scientists is a diplomatic issue that needs concerted efforts from multiple stakeholders.

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The U.S. Embassy Science Fellows Program: Implementation and Impacts

The authors share findings from the first public evaluation of the ESF, including information on deployment geography, language requirements, and scientific area of the proposal, as well as an evaluation of its success from the alumni perspective.

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Transforming Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) for a Sustainable and Resilient Society

This article reviews Japan’s efforts to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and discusses the future in science, technology and innovation (STI) to achieve the SDGs at global, regional, national, and local levels.