The Center is guided by the over-arching goal of using science to build bridges between countries and to promote scientific cooperation as an essential element of foreign policy by raising the profile of science diplomacy, creating a forum for thought and analysis, and initiating bilateral activities.
June 30, 2014
Scientists, Diplomats From 32 Nations Connect at Science Diplomacy Course
Three dozen scientists, engineers, and diplomats gathered in Trieste for a course in science diplomacy.
April 30, 2014
Science Diplomacy Visit to Cuba Produces Historic Agreement
The leaders of AAAS and the Cuban Academy of Sciences have signed a landmark agreement to advance scientific cooperation by Cuban and U.S. scientists in key areas of mutual interest to both countries.
December 10, 2012
Science & Diplomacy Releases its Fourth Issue
The December 2012 issue of Science & Diplomacy, which features articles on SESAME, SAFARI 2000, and the International Space Station, was released.
June 28, 2012
Science & Diplomacy Releases its Second Issue
The June 2012 issue of Science & Diplomacy, which features new perspectives from Myanmar, North Korea, Canada, and New Zealand, was released.
March 28, 2012
International Science Team Visits DPRK
An eight-nation science diplomacy delegation organized by AAAS and partners visited the Democratic People's Republic of Korea for presentations and tours focused on reforestation.
March 12, 2012
AAAS Launches Science & Diplomacy
The first edition of the Center’s new online publication, Science & Diplomacy, features contributions from globally influential figures and leading practitioners in the science and foreign policy realms.
January 5, 2012
AAAS CEO and Center Director Speak at World Science Forum
AAAS CEO Alan I. Leshner and Science Diplomacy Center Director Vaughan C. Turekian, along with other leaders, discuss progress toward global science.
November 21, 2011
AAAS Announced New Publication: Science & Diplomacy
AAAS CEO announces a new quarterly publication, Science & Diplomacy, at the World Science Forum in Budapest, Hungary. The new quarterly, to be published by the Center, will begin in early 2012.
June 24-26, 2011
Center Director Speaks at 46th Otago Foreign Policy School [external link]
Vaughan Turekian gave a keynote lecture during one of New Zealand's premier foreign policy events; this year's theme "Science Diplomacy: New Day or False Dawn?"