National Approaches

Article

Iran’s electricity exports, untouched by European and U.S. sanctions, serve as an alternative outlet for Iran’s extensive natural gas reserves and also support Iran's aspirations of long-term regional influence.

Perspective

Canada can play an important global role as a knowledge broker, which requires a foreign policy that draws from the nation's international scientific reputation and uses knowledge and technology to address global challenges.

Perspective

The U.S. should better leverage its science diplomacy to address domestic priorities such as in urban environments; improved coordination between domestically focused agencies is needed to align international cooperation with domestic missions.

Article

The EU can play a more significant role in the diplomacy of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through more focused, intensive, and extensive support for S&T projects in the Palestinian private sector.

Editorial

The winner of the election will face challenges at the interface of science and diplomacy related to health, economic growth, and climate change and the environment that will play an ever-greater role.

Perspective

By improving the coordination of international science efforts across federal agencies, the United States will effectively achieve both scientific and diplomatic objectives.

Perspective

Canada needs to better use its science—including greater innovation in government structures of science advice and mobilizing its global science networks—to increase its influence on global issues.

Perspective

For small countries with advanced S&T capacity, science diplomacy has a different focus from larger nations. It is essential in projecting New Zealand’s profile and leveraging limited resources.

Conversation

Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John D. Negroponte discusses the role of science in U.S. diplomacy, touching on the Cold War, the International Space Station, and the Montreal Protocol.

Perspective

Since the end of apartheid, South Africa has used science as a way to rebuild relationships and advance science.

Perspective

Science is taking an even more prominent role in how the U.S. Department of State builds and manages international relationships.