TWAS and AAAS call for applications for a course on science diplomacy

The call for applications of the 2020 AAAS-TWAS Course on Science Diplomacy is open!

The course is organized by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), a S4D4C partner, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), who is also an associated partner to our project. The course aims to expose participants to some key concepts on the interactions between the scientific and policymaking communities.

The AAAS-TWAS Course on Science and Diplomacy will be held from 10 to 13 July 2020 in Trieste, Italy.

Details about the call are available from

To access the online application form, see

Applications can only be submitted online.

The workshop is designed for (1) young scientists (below the age of 40) living and working in developing countries whose research and wider engagement has brought them into the international policy-making arena, (2) policymakers and diplomats interested in some of the central science-based themes that might influence their work, (3) research institution administrators and research funders focused on identifying ways to build international networks, and (4) representatives from NGOs and other sectors working at the science-diplomacy interface.

Please note that priority is given to developing-word participants unless they are self-paying.

The application deadline is 5 March 2020. Successful candidates will be contacted in April.

**Please feel free to circulate this announcement to any person who may be interested in applying.**

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