Japan

Conversation

The Ambassador of U.S. to Japan, Ambassador Rahm Emanuel spoke with Science & Diplomacy on trust in science and the similarities between diplomacy and politics. This is the fourteenth interview of the Ambassador Conversation Series.

Conversation

Dr. Hashimoto, President of JST and Japan's Science and Technology Advisor, spoke with S&D to discuss his role and its connections to science diplomacy. This interview is part of a 2-part series connected to the AAAS Annual Meeting.

Conversation

The Ambassador of Japan to the U.S., Ambassador Koji Tomita spoke with Science & Diplomacy on Japan's science diplomacy strategy. This is the twelfth interview of the Ambassador Interview Series.

Article

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.

Perspective

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. 

Perspective

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.

Editorial

Institutions are adapting to the increasing influence of science and technology on international relationships.

In the Field

Today’s global challenges and opportunities require an international, multi-sectoral approach, and the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum is one venue for leaders and experts to meet to develop science and technology for the benefit of all people.

Perspective

The UK government’s response to the March 2011 nuclear accident in Japan relied on scientific advice and communication, and it demonstrated the central role of science advisory systems and benefited the broader bilateral relationship.

Article

Japan must incorporate science diplomacy into its foreign policy strategy if it is to rebuild important relations with key countries and remain a global player in science and technology.

Article

Bilateral Science and Technology agreements help the U.S. Department of State transform diplomatic relationships, promote public diplomacy, highlight cooperation, and protect U.S. national security.

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.