Science diplomacy https://scidev.net/global/governance/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’ https://scidev.net/global/gender/role-models/q-a-women-leaders-must-fight-gender-bias-in-the-system.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/gender/role-models/q-a-women-leaders-must-fight-gender-bias-in-the-system.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/capacity-building/opinion/how-the-islamic-world-can-reclaim-its-role-in-science.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/capacity-building/opinion/how-the-islamic-world-can-reclaim-its-role-in-science.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/governance/news/science-academies-should-influence-education-in-africa.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/governance/news/science-academies-should-influence-education-in-africa.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/biodiversity/news/trump-s-wall-puts-wildlife-at-risk.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/biodiversity/news/trump-s-wall-puts-wildlife-at-risk.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/science-diplomacy/news/diplomats-study-science-health.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/science-diplomacy/news/diplomats-study-science-health.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/innovation/scidev-net-at-large/innovation-award-islamic-science-spotlight.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/innovation/scidev-net-at-large/innovation-award-islamic-science-spotlight.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/climate-change/scidev-net-at-large/paris-un-climate-deal-cop21.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/climate-change/scidev-net-at-large/paris-un-climate-deal-cop21.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/climate-change/columns/climate-tech-firms-cop21.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/climate-change/columns/climate-tech-firms-cop21.html 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’ https://scidev.net/global/climate-change/news/southern-climate-scientists-absent-global-debate.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/climate-change/news/southern-climate-scientists-absent-global-debate.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/climate-change/news/african-nations-threaten-veto-climate-deal-too-weak.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/climate-change/news/african-nations-threaten-veto-climate-deal-too-weak.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/evaluation/news/scientists-rebuke-argentinean-presidential-candidates.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/evaluation/news/scientists-rebuke-argentinean-presidential-candidates.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/technology/news/chile-cohost-gamma-ray-telescopes-CTA.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/technology/news/chile-cohost-gamma-ray-telescopes-CTA.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/indigenous/editorials/firms-and-indigenous-people-can-be-partners.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/indigenous/editorials/firms-and-indigenous-people-can-be-partners.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/cooperation/news/forum-promote-development-teamwork-planned--us.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/cooperation/news/forum-promote-development-teamwork-planned--us.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/science-diplomacy/scidev-net-at-large/how-science-diplomacy-is-bridging-the-two-koreas-1.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/science-diplomacy/scidev-net-at-large/how-science-diplomacy-is-bridging-the-two-koreas-1.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/governance/news/mauritius-president-diplomacy-ameenah-gurib-fakim.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/governance/news/mauritius-president-diplomacy-ameenah-gurib-fakim.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/policy/opinion/science-good-policy-knowledge-sussex.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/policy/opinion/science-good-policy-knowledge-sussex.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/environment/feature/q-a-patrick-wagnon-on-glaciers-and-climate-change-1.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/environment/feature/q-a-patrick-wagnon-on-glaciers-and-climate-change-1.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/r-d/news/restablecimiento-de-relaciones-beneficiaria-ciencia-cubana-1.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/r-d/news/restablecimiento-de-relaciones-beneficiaria-ciencia-cubana-1.html 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 https://scidev.net/global/governance/news/egypt-icsu-after-another-member-exits.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=/global/governance/science-diplomacy/science-diplomacy_rss.xml& https://scidev.net/global/governance/news/egypt-icsu-after-another-member-exits.html Egypt is ‘reconsidering’ the benefits of International Council for Science membership after a biology body quit. Fri, 09 Jan 2015 11:54:00 GMT