Science diplomacy News, analysis, multimedia and resources, including facts & figures, about science diplomacy for global development. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:24:00 GMT en Q&A: ‘Women leaders must fight gender bias in the system’ Nazhat Shameem Khan, chief negotiator at the UN’s annual climate talks, on making the system more gender-inclusive. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:24:00 GMT How the Islamic world can reclaim its role in science Muslim-majority countries face a science crisis. Steps in two key areas are being taken to solve it, says Naeem Khan. Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:01:00 GMT Science academies should influence education in Africa Academies need to support inclusive education that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship, meeting hears. Mon, 04 Sep 2017 16:25:00 GMT Trump’s wall puts wildlife at risk Scientists warn that a wall will affect species that share the ecosystem along the US-Mexico border. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:26:24 GMT Diplomats told to study science and health Training would assist efforts to tackle global challenges related to health and climate change, panel hears. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:00:00 GMT New award puts Islamic science back in the spotlight The Mustafa Prize hints at Islamic science’s golden age while acclaiming today’s top scientists and innovators. Thu, 07 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT Last hope in Paris for UN climate deal With world leaders at the summit from day one, COP 21 is shaping up to be different from its predecessors. Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:00:00 GMT View on Private Sector: Stage set for climate tech firms Business expertise is a vital part of a UN-hosted network to create green infrastructure, says Jukka Uosukainen. Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:00:00 GMT Southern climate scientists ‘absent from global debate’ A focus on practice over peer-reviewed papers can lead to their research being overlooked, meeting hears. Thu, 17 Sep 2015 08:00:00 GMT African nations threaten veto if climate deal too weak Negotiators may block any move at the UN’s Paris climate summit to lower a warming cap of two degrees Celsius. Wed, 16 Sep 2015 10:00:00 GMT Scientists rebuke Argentinean presidential candidates Questionnaire responses show a lack of detailed plans for science policy, say group of researchers. Thu, 10 Sep 2015 07:31:00 GMT Chile wins race to cohost gamma ray telescopes It is due to host the southern part of the Cherenkov Telescope Array to detect high-energy cosmic radiation. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT Firms and indigenous people can be partners A case of commercialising a South African plant shows one way to work together and add value to natural resources. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:32:00 GMT Forum to promote development teamwork planned in US The International Center for Peace and Security aims to spur alliances on issues such as poverty and sanitation. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT How science diplomacy is bridging the two Koreas Joint efforts in scientific collaboration in North Korea are quietly taking place, bringing both Koreas closer. Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:05:25 GMT Mauritius’s new president vows to boost science Chemist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim pledges to increase science diplomacy and export the nation’s good research practices. Thu, 04 Jun 2015 12:35:00 GMT Why science is not enough for good policy Science can help and hinder knowledge of sustainability so we need a better grasp of its role, says Erik Millstone. Tue, 19 May 2015 06:00:00 GMT Q&A: Patrick Wagnon on glaciers and climate change SciDev.Net talks to scientist Patrick Wagnon about his studies of glaciers as climate change indicators. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:29:00 GMT Cuban scientists eye boost from end of embargo But complete lifting of the trade and economic block put in place in 1961 requires US Congress approval. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:55:40 GMT Egypt ponders value of ICSU membership Egypt is ‘reconsidering’ the benefits of International Council for Science membership after a biology body quit. Fri, 09 Jan 2015 11:54:00 GMT