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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4.5.1 Brainstorming Questions

These questions are posed for you to reflect individually about the main messages put by our experts in science diplomacy. Please, take some time to think about them.

  • What can we learn from the history of the European Union related to science diplomacy?
  • Which are the relevant stakeholders in the EU for science diplomacy?
  • What are the challenges for EU science diplomacy in comparison to those of individual nation states’?
  • Can you think of any other region in the world trying to develop a common science diplomacy strategy?
  • If you had to think of a common driver for Member States and the EU to work on a joint science diplomacy strategy (while allowing room for each MS to have their specific goals), which would they be?
  • What role should European values play in a EU science diplomacy strategy?
  • What are the drivers and barriers to EU science diplomacy? What role should the EU and MS play?

What you should know now

After participating in this module, you should know the following:

  • The main institutions of the EU and their functions
  • The differences between main EU institutions and national governing bodies
  • Why some voices claim democratic deficit in the EU
  • The European Green Deal
  • The EU science and innovation system including its framework programmes
  • The EU scientific organisations and infrastructures
  • The EU collaborations with third countries
  • The EU main stakeholders in science diplomacy
  • The vision and state-of-the-art of EU science diplomacy
  • Information about the European Science Diplomacy Cluster

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