Canada

Conversation

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.

Perspective

Since 2012, Paul Dufour has admired the ability of science to address crises, yet he demands more from policy makers ability to put it to use. He argues a combination of science and statecraft is necessary to face the challenges of the future.

Perspective

Québec, a Canadian province, is actively using all the policy levers at its disposal to lead in the quantum technology market. This perspective provides a case study of how federated states can use science diplomacy for emerging technologies. 

Perspective

Canada can play an important global role as a knowledge broker, which requires a foreign policy that draws from the nation's international scientific reputation and uses knowledge and technology to address global challenges.

Article

The International Space Station, with partners that surmount their cultural, organizational, and political differences to pursue a collective vision, serves as a model of science diplomacy.

Perspective

Canada needs to better use its science—including greater innovation in government structures of science advice and mobilizing its global science networks—to increase its influence on global issues.