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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