SCIENCE DIPLOMACY CENTERTM

Building Long-term Capacity to Enable International, Institutional and Individual Collaboration When Science Matters

Building Long-term Capacity to Enable International, Institutional and Individual Collaboration When Science Matters

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SCIENCE DIPLOMACY CENTERTM

Building Long-term Capacity to Enable International, Institutional and Individual Collaboration When Science Matters

Building Long-term Capacity to Enable International, Institutional and Individual Collaboration When Science Matters

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    EDUCATION

    Educate next-generation science diplomats to operate short-to-long term with lifelong learning about informed decisionmaking and common-interest building

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    RESEARCH

    Enhance next-generation science diplomats with inquiry and analytical skills to transform data into evidence for informed decisions

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    LEADERSHIP

    Empower next-generation science diplomats as brokers of dialogues among allies and adversaries alike for sustainable development at local-global levels

VISION

"Our vision is a world where science is a cornerstone of international relations, driving collaboration and mutual understanding among nations and fostering solutions to global challenges. We envision a future where science diplomacy is a central tool in building peace, resolving conflicts, and advancing the well-being of all people on Earth."

MISSION

To enhance understanding and applications of science diplomacy with informed decisionmaking and common-interests building for sustainable development.

SCIENCE DIPLOMACY TRAINING WITH INFORMED DECISIONMAKING

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has implemented their 6-week Diplomacy 4.0 – Beyond the Digital Frontier training program since 2019, most recently from 8 April 2024 to 19 May 2024.  Developed and implemented by Prof. Paul Arthur Berkman – Science Diplomacy (Module 6) has been the concluding week since this multilateral…
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United Nations – STI Forum 2024

The 9th Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum 2024) was convened at the United Nations in New York on 9-10 May 2024.  Prof. Paul Arthur Berkman was in New York during these dates at the invitation of the German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New York…
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OPEN SCIENCE IS AKIN TO FREEDOM OF SPEECH

History of science diplomacy comes full circle in view of the recent Nature news piece that NATO is boosting AI and climate research as scientific diplomacy remains on ice with the final sentence: “Open science is akin to freedom of speech. If we turn off open science, in a sense we’re undermining democracy,” says Berkman. In…
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