Capacity Building and Development
Lawrence Susskind and Shafiqul Islam’s work on water diplomacy has expanded since their piece was published in 2012. In this piece, they present some of the lessons learned and a water diplomacy framework for more effective water management.
A decade ago, Alice P. Gast highlighted the positive impact that promoting international education brought to Kazakhstan. Ten years later, Gast is more certain than ever of the benefits international scholars bring to our world.
A decade since their piece on scientific engagement in North Korea, Stuart Thorson and Frederick Carriere reflect on the difficulty of international cooperation when our shared understanding is deteriorating and scientific claims are under attack.
As we celebrate a decade of S&D, Princess Sumaya acknowledges that, while the present may not be what we hoped, the challenges that the world has faced over the last ten years have made it stronger, and there are still reasons to be hopeful.
From the water crisis in Yemen, the focus of his 2012 piece, to the continuing threat of nuclear proliferation, Mark Jansson stresses the value of science in building policy solutions to address some of the globe’s most pressing challenges.
Policymakers globally need to work together to formulate the principles of a lifelong learning framework that is proactively inclusive.
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.
The authors share findings from the first public evaluation of the ESF, including information on deployment geography, language requirements, and scientific area of the proposal, as well as an evaluation of its success from the alumni perspective.
Chile's Ambassador to the U.S., Ambassador Alfonso Silva spoke with Kim Montgomery, Executive Editor of Science & Diplomacy, on Chile’s science diplomacy initiatives.
Displaced scientists face immense challenges in rebuilding their lives. With the numbers of forcibly displaced people at a record high, the displacement of scientists is a diplomatic issue that needs concerted efforts from multiple stakeholders.
In this letter from the field, authors propose that person-to-person (P2P) science diplomacy can bring positive change between Israelis and Palestinians, as illustrated by the work of an organization called STEP (Science Training Encouraging Peace).
Based on lessons learned over nearly 35 years of experience with international partnerships and science diplomacy, the author argues in favor of starting science diplomacy training earlier in a student’s career.