James Le Duc, former director of the Galveston National Laboratory, emphasizes the importance of international training for biocontainment laboratory personnel when considering how to mitigate the risk of future pandemics.
Alexander von Humboldt is famous for his scientific expeditions, but this perspective looks at common misconceptions in regard to the famous figure, and argues that he was perhaps an early practitioner of science diplomacy.
The Ambassador of Panama to the U.S., Ambassador Ramón Eduardo Martínez de la Guardia spoke with Science & Diplomacy on Panama's science diplomacy strategy. This is the thirteenth interview of the Ambassador Conversation Series.
On March 5, 2023, Dr. Mona Nemer, Canada's Chief Science Advisor, sat down with Dr. Kimberly Montgomery, Executive Editor of S&D, to discuss her role and its connections to science diplomacy. This interview is part of a 2-part series.
Space diplomacy is an important subject, but countries in the Global South are often left out conversations in this area despite growing capabilities in space technology. This piece looks at space diplomacy from a Global South perspective.
Professor Charles Weiss looks at the intersection of science and international affairs, and how these subjects can help to solve some of the many challenges our globe faces today, from pandemics to nuclear war.
Colglazier and Montgomery mark S&D’s 10th Anniversary by highlighting themes in the special issue and a new “competition and cooperation” era in international science, which calls for strengthening science diplomacy efforts.
Lawrence Susskind and Shafiqul Islam’s work on water diplomacy has expanded since their piece was published in 2012. In this piece, they present some of the lessons learned and a water diplomacy framework for more effective water management.
Science has seen many accomplishments over the last decade yet is facing growing public distrust. Robert D. Hormats calls on us to rethink U.S. leadership in science and the way the U.S. government is organized to support scientific enterprise.
Sir Peter D. Gluckman is conscious of the several failures of the last decade but puts faith in “track 2” multilateralism. He argues that science diplomacy must be nimbler to address the problems of tomorrow.
A decade since their piece on scientific engagement in North Korea, Stuart Thorson and Frederick Carriere reflect on the difficulty of international cooperation when our shared understanding is deteriorating and scientific claims are under attack.