Event:

Science diplomacy: applying science and innovation to international challenges [WP1037]

At this conference we asked:

  • What is ‘science diplomacy’?
  •  In addition to nuclear power, environmental security and food security, what are the key issues that need to be addressed?
  • What tools are needed for effective science diplomacy?
  •  How to build this capacity?
  •  How can science diplomacy help build international links and, in particular, foster positive re-engagement with the Islamic World?
  • How to balance tensions between scientific independence and the needs of the state?

We discussed:

  • In addition to nuclear power, environmental security and food security, what are the key issues that need to be addressed?
  • What tools are needed for effective science diplomacy?
  • How to build this capacity?
  • How can science diplomacy help build international links and, in particular, foster positive re-engagement with the Islamic World?
  • How to balance tensions between scientific independence and the needs of the state?

 

Further information

A discussion on this conference can be found on SCIDEV.NET Weblog


Date:
Thu 24 - Sun 27 June, 2010
Venue:

Wiston House

Wilton Park
Wiston House, Steyning
West Sussex
BN44 3DZ
+44 (0) 1903 815 020
For more information see Your stay at Wilton Park

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Event no:
WP1037
Themes:
Sustainable development and the environment
Tags:
environment, food security, nuclear power

Published outputs

Programme

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Report

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Contacts

Robin Hart: Programme Director

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