Diplomacy for Science
The Ambassador of U.S. to Japan, Ambassador Rahm Emanuel spoke with Science & Diplomacy on trust in science and the similarities between diplomacy and politics. This is the fourteenth interview of the Ambassador Conversation Series.
Alexander von Humboldt is famous for his scientific expeditions, but this perspective looks at common misconceptions in regard to the famous figure, and argues that he was perhaps an early practitioner of science diplomacy.
In this piece, Paulina Carmona-Mora, PhD, discusses her experiences as a grantee of the Central Asia University Partnerships Program, and her role in the First Central Asia Genomics Symposium.
The Ambassador of Panama to the U.S., Ambassador Ramón Eduardo Martínez de la Guardia spoke with Science & Diplomacy on Panama's science diplomacy strategy. This is the thirteenth interview of the Ambassador Conversation Series.
Space diplomacy is an important subject, but countries in the Global South are often left out conversations in this area despite growing capabilities in space technology. This piece looks at space diplomacy from a Global South perspective.
The Ambassador of Japan to the U.S., Ambassador Koji Tomita spoke with Science & Diplomacy on Japan's science diplomacy strategy. This is the twelfth interview of the Ambassador Interview Series.
Colglazier and Montgomery mark S&D’s 10th Anniversary by highlighting themes in the special issue and a new “competition and cooperation” era in international science, which calls for strengthening science diplomacy efforts.
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.
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.
S&D’s 10th Anniversary is also an exciting time for ITER, with many of its goals coming to fruition. Todd K. Harding explores how this scientific facility overcame barriers and now serves as a great example of international cooperation.
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.
The Ambassador of Finland to the U.S., Ambassador Mikko Hautala spoke with Science & Diplomacy on Finland's science diplomacy strategy. This is the eleventh interview of the Ambassador Interview Series.