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.
The context, inception, and delivery of COAST – the Caribbean Ocean and Aquaculture Sustainability faciliTy – as well as lessons learned for science-in-diplomacy, including reflections on pandemic insurance inspired by COVID-19, are summarized here.
In 2015, the IAP selected food and nutrition security & agriculture for a project to establish a new model for science diplomacy that draws upon its resources and those of its member academies.
This article emphasizes the potential of African diaspora scientists to advance S&T development on the continent, and specifically suggests the establishment of an African diaspora scientists federation.
While diplomacy and partnerships can foster progress, they will only be effective when scientific research is embedded in an environment of good governance and functioning democratic institutions.
The vast biodiversity and range of ecosystems in Central Asia makes the region a high priority for global conservation efforts, thus positioning the U.S. Forest Service to contribute to U.S. foreign policy goals via conservation diplomacy.
Diplomacy tools can help pave the way for international science collaboration, and science is critical for making progress on each of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.