The Foresight Lens of Science Diplomacy for a Disrupted Era

By Paul Dufour - 10/12/2022

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.


Co-constructed Science Diplomacy in a Federated State: Québec’s Science Diplomacy for Quantum Technologies

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. 


Science Diplomacy as a Defining Role for Canada in the Twenty-First Century

By Alan Bernstein - 06/10/2013

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.


Research and Diplomacy 350 Kilometers above the Earth

By Julie Payette - 12/10/2012

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.


Becoming a Northern Minerva

By Paul Dufour - 06/14/2012

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.

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