This module is a walk through the science diplomacy strategies in different countries and regions around the world.
Furthermore we will explain how different countries and organisations face some of the biggest global challenges and delineate the science diplomacy strategies that are related to the corresponding national or regional initiatives (climate change, food sustainability, pandemics, etc.).
Finally we draw some conclusions on how to identify, plan and facilitate SD actions.
After successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
Please be aware that the examples that are given in this module are just a selection of what can be found in the real world. They are, therefore, illustrative, but not comprehensive and should be augmented by the experiences in the course of your own development.
We have invited a group of experts to give us some preliminary insights about the question “Which national, regional and thematic approaches of science diplomacy exist?” Their explanations will help to establish the foundations on which we will build up your knowledge.
Austrian Ministry of Education, Research and Science and rapporteur of the Science Diplomacy Force of the Strategic Forum on International Cooperation (SFIC).
How does Europe Collaborate with other regions?
What are the “strategic”, “operational” and “support” tools for EU science diplomacy?
Miguel García-Herráiz Roobaert
Deputy Directorate General for EU External Relations and Trade, Secretariat of State for EU Affairs, Spanish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, European Union, and Cooperation
What is the Union for the Mediterranean? How does it relate to science diplomacy?
Senior Ministerial Adviser, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Finland.
How do you see the approach to science diplomacy (personally, in Finland, in Europe)?
Pierre Bruno Ruffini
Professor, University of Le Havre
How do member States of the European Union relate to science diplomac
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