Institutions are adapting to the increasing influence of science and technology on international relationships.
Created in the early days of the Cold War, the International Atomic Energy Agency has worked to build a legacy to provide sustainable social, economic, and environmental benefits to the world.
"Intergovernmental Scientific Networks in Latin America: Supporting Broader Regional Relationships and Integration" appeared in the December 2014 issue of Science & Diplomacy and has been translated into Spanish.
Throughout the complicated Cuba-U.S. political and diplomatic history, the Academy of Sciences of Cuba developed strong science-based partnerships with U.S. institutions.
A regional network of national science academies can be a powerful advocate for evidence-based decision making, build scientific capacities, and strengthen relationships among the countries, as is the case in the Americas.
The Royal Society’s foreign secretary has fostered global connections since the position’s inception in 1723. The current foreign secretary argues that science academies can lead science diplomacy efforts and support capacity building in developing countries.
By bringing together the major academies of the world, IAP is central to efforts to address science issues at a global scale and thus serves an important role in building international relations.
Reflecting on her thirty-year commitment to use science to promote human dignity, the author shares the story of the Malta Conferences.
Today’s global challenges and opportunities require an international, multi-sectoral approach, and the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum is one venue for leaders and experts to meet to develop science and technology for the benefit of all people.
The Ibero-American Programme for Science, Technology and Development and the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research are two instructive approaches to strengthening regional scientific capacity and relationships.
The European Union and Russia are working together to identify and solve shared societal challenges through scientific collaborations, even during times of political tension.