Transboundary Issues and Shared Spaces

Perspective

Diplomacy and international policy require the incorporation of science and technology to address the world’s most pressing problems.

Editorial

Institutions are adapting to the increasing influence of science and technology on international relationships.

Perspective

The ongoing globalization of science reinforces the need for the science community to play a driving role in advocating for policies that remove barriers and connect scientists internationally. 

Perspective

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.

Article

"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.

Perspective

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. 

In the Field

Reflecting on her thirty-year commitment to use science to promote human dignity, the author shares the story of the Malta Conferences. 

Article

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.   

Conversation

Science & Diplomacy editor-in-chief Vaughan Turekian discusses science diplomacy with Lloyd Davis, the co-editor of the new book Science Diplomacy: New Day or False Dawn?

Editorial

New beginnings offer the opportunity to learn from history. In a more interconnected world science and technology becomes a more important driver for change.

Perspective

International stability in the Arctic has yet to be globally recognized and a process of ongoing and inclusive dialogue about Arctic issues, which are linked to sustainable development, is needed to promote cooperation and peace.

Article

Renowned Polish-American vaccine developer Albert Sabin showed that scientific cooperation with the Soviet Union and Cuba against infectious disease can serve public health if political barriers are lowered, lessons for current U.S.-Cuba relations.