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.
To go truly global, American research universities are building broad partnerships on the basis of long-term, mutually beneficial, and culturally respectful relationships in selected countries around the world.
Lassina Zerbo is executive secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) and the 2018 recipient of the AAAS Award for Science Diplomacy.
As the significance of science diplomacy grows, ministries and international agencies will have to consider their respective functions and the scope of needed interactions between two very different domains: diplomacy and science.
Immersive mechanisms that link scientists across career stages with the policy process have been developed around the world and are increasingly in demand by scientists and policymakers alike.
S&T advisors to foreign ministers will be pivotal in developing evidence-informed foreign policies and in proactively identifying emerging S&T trends that intersect with mutual and respective foreign policy priorities.
Japan recognizes its link to the environmental changes occurring in the Arctic. Development of a national Arctic policy with a strong science and technology foundation is helping Japan successfully engage in Arctic issues.
A new partnership between U.S. and Chinese medical societies is poised to provide breakthroughs in the understanding of gastroenterological diseases, while serving as a blueprint for the role of scientific societies in the U.S.-China relationship.