emerging technologies

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Science Diplomacy in an Age of Fractured Globalization

By Peter D. Gluckman - 10/12/2022

Sir Peter D. Gluckman is conscious of the several failures of the last decade but puts faith in “track 2” multilateralism. He argues that science diplomacy must be nimbler to address the problems of tomorrow.

New Perspective

Engineering Diplomacy is Necessary to Tackle Global Grand Challenges

By Najmedin Meshkati - 10/12/2022

In 2012, Najmedin Meshkati emphasized the role of engineering diplomacy. Today, with challenges that transcend borders and involve complex systems, including the plight of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant, he is even more convinced of its necessity.

Article

The Weapon that Mistook a School Bus for an Ostrich

Authors explore vulnerabilities in Artificial Intelligence and challenges for the meaningful human control of autonomous weapons. 

Article

Mind the Gap: Lessons Learned from Neurorights

Authors explore the concept and implementation of “neurorights” in relation to the development of invasive and non-invasive brain-computer interface technologies at both the transnational and national level, particularly Chile's case.

Perspective

Engineering Diplomacy: How AI and Human Augmentation Could Remake the Art of Foreign Relations

Through collaborations among diplomats, scientists, and engineers, authors envision artificial intelligence (AI) paired with emerging human augmentation technologies significantly improving the bandwidth, speed, and optimality of diplomacy.

Perspective

The United Nations’ Focal Diplomatic Role on Emerging Technologies

By Denise Garcia - 02/24/2022

According to the author, the United Nations is the premier, inclusive, and ideal forum where universally agreed-upon norms in the areas of emerging technologies can be created.

Perspective

On Preparing for the Future of Work through Proactively Inclusive Lifelong Learning Frameworks

By Mayank Kejriwal - 02/24/2022

Policymakers globally need to work together to formulate the principles of a lifelong learning framework that is proactively inclusive.

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The National Science Foundation and the New Frontier of S&T Diplomacy

As debate increases on establishing a new component of the National Science Foundation to help translate scientific research into national solutions, authors focus on the role of international cooperation and coordination.

Editorial

Emerging Technologies and Science Diplomacy

If science diplomacy is to be an effective tool for using scientific knowledge to accomplish concrete objectives related to emerging technologies, then the immediate task is to specify clearly the objectives sought and the means for achieving them.

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The Next Wave of Biosecurity Experts: Young Scientists Need a Better Path into Global Diplomacy

Creating opportunities for life scientists to participate in diplomacy is crucial. In this article, authors identify a set of guiding principles for future programs that aim to grow the next generation of global biosecurity diplomats.

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