Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, academies of science in Africa and its role in providing credible, independent, and evidence-based scientific advice came into sharp focus.
There is a need for improved international data sharing policies to support outbreak response. Based on evidence, science and policy related to COVID-19, authors suggest several structural improvements to the systems that facilitate knowledge sharing.
This paper revisits the history of U.S. advocacy for the Montreal Protocol, a landmark achievement in international scientific cooperation and American environmental leadership.
Catastrophic failures of the science-policy interface in many countries and globally have led to disastrous outcomes for public health, the economy, and international collaboration.
A new initiative connects Greek professionals in a nework with potential impact on national interests, international relations, and transboundary challenges.
Over the past decade, the use of scientific expertise to advance diplomacy has achieved a number of successes in furthering peace, security, and prosperity. Yet there have also been reversals in important areas that until recently had seen progress.
Disasters are complex phenomena that transcend scientific and political borders. International, interdisciplinary, and multi-
stakeholder collaborations are therefore vital in advancing our understanding of the underlying drivers and impacts of disasters.
The seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations 2030 Agenda have been called a gift to humanity, though much work remains to be done.
Lassina Zerbo is executive secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) and the 2018 recipient of the AAAS Award for Science Diplomacy.
Immersive mechanisms that link scientists across career stages with the policy process have been developed around the world and are increasingly in demand by scientists and policymakers alike.