1. How to Get Started?
2. What Is Science Diplomacy?
3. Who Are the Science Diplomacy Stakeholders?
4. How Does the EU Practice Science Diplomacy?
5. What Are the National, Regional and Thematic Approaches of Science Diplomacy?
6. What Set of Skills Do I Need to Be a Good Science Diplomat?
7. Hands On! Case Studies
8. How Can You Dive Deeper into Science Diplomacy?
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6.5 Summary

In this module we have highlighted the most important skills for science diplomats to be effective. These include ‘boundary skills’ for effective communication and connection between the two worlds (Table 6), and skills that are typically developed as part of a career in science or in diplomacy that professionals coming from the other side should learn about (Table 7).

Table 6. Recommended boundary-spanning skills for effective science diplomacy

Table 6. Recommended boundary-spanning skills for effective science diplomacy

 

Table 7. Recommended skills for scientists and diplomats to learn from each other for effective engagement in science diplomacy.