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Cathy Campbell - Science Diplomacy


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CRDF Global President and CEO Cathy Campbell presents an overview of science diplomacy, at the October 19, 2010 Science Diplomacy Boot Camp for Journalists.

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Cathy Campbell - Science Diplomacy

  1. 1. Science Diplomacy Cathy Campbell, President and CEO CRDF Global
  2. 2. Science and Diplomacy <ul><li>Informing foreign policy objectives with scientific advice (science in diplomacy) </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitating international science cooperation (diplomacy for science) </li></ul><ul><li>Using science cooperation to improve international relations between countries (science for diplomacy) </li></ul><ul><li>Source: The Royal Society </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Science Diplomacy? <ul><li>Utilizing science engagement to establish positive, productive and prolonged ties between countries (CRDF Global) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Science Diplomacy isn’t New U.S.-China Science Cooperation Israel-Palestine Science Cooperation U.S.-Russia Science Cooperation
  5. 5. Recent Developments <ul><li>New initiatives and national investment in science and technology research </li></ul><ul><li>Presidential appointment of Science Envoys and enhanced diplomatic role for science </li></ul>
  6. 6. Recent Developments <ul><li>New legislation to boost science diplomacy (Congressional awareness) </li></ul><ul><li>Growing awareness and support for science and technology (private sector) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Components of Science Diplomacy <ul><li>Educating stakeholders (policy, S&T, business, public) </li></ul><ul><li>Providing opportunities for scientists to engage </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating progress and impact </li></ul>
  8. 8. CRDF Global and Science Diplomacy <ul><li>Science education and research infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Regional collaboration amidst differences, for mutual benefit. </li></ul><ul><li>Reconnecting previously isolated S&T communities. </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring new opportunities for science as a diplomatic tool. </li></ul>