Russia

New Perspective

CERN and SESAME – Science Diplomacy Building Bridges

By Chris Llewellyn Smith - 10/12/2022

Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith reviews how research facilities like CERN and SESAME foster international cooperation where relations are strained. With today’s complex geopolitics, he stresses the need for scientific collaboration across divides.

New Perspective

Science Diplomacy for Eastern Europe: A New Beginning

In 2012, Konarzewski and Żebrowska did not imagine Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. With unthinkable new challenges facing Eastern Europe, these authors emphasize how lessons of science diplomacy of the Cold War should not be forgotten.

New Perspective

Addressing Global Challenges in Congress: The Science Diplomacy Toolkit

By Russ Carnahan - 10/12/2022

The former U.S. Representative emphasizes the areas where science diplomacy has allowed Congress to create positive change and pushes for its continued use to address the many challenges the U.S. and the world are facing today.

New Perspective

Putting Science Diplomacy to Work

By Cathleen A. Campbell - 10/12/2022

In 2012, Campbell was cautiously optimistic about the potential of science diplomacy to engage countries with whom formal relations were strained. Despite major geopolitical changes, she still believes this and is eager to see its power put to use.

Perspective

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: What Can U.S. Scientists Do?

Science & Diplomacy gathered four perspectives of U.S. scientists and former diplomats who have spent several decades involved in scientific collaboration with the USSR, Russia, Ukraine, and post-Soviet states.

Article

Facilitating EU-Russian Scientific and Societal Engagement

The European Union and Russia are working together to identify and solve shared societal challenges through scientific collaborations, even during times of political tension.

Editorial

The Making of a Science Diplomat

By Vaughan C. Turekian - 06/10/2013

How a science diplomat’s career was influenced by things he learned from his father: a shared commitment to solving a problem is the bedrock of a friendship, life is not linear, and change requires challenging the orthodoxy.

Article

The Latent Power of Health Cooperation in U.S.-Russian Relations

Health diplomacy has been a feature of U.S.-Russian relations since the Cold War.  Deeper engagement, with closer public and private sector cooperation, will alleviate global suffering and contribute to a more stable world.

Article

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.

Letter from the Field

From Berdsk to Burma

By Jason Rao - 12/06/2012

To end our first year, Science & Diplomacy introduces a new category, "Letter from the Field," to share more personal science diplomacy stories. In the first, Jason Rao recounts his experiences in engaging a former bioweapons facility in Russia.

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