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The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the U.S., Ambassador Dame Karen Pierce spoke with Science & Diplomacy on the UK's science diplomacy strategy. This is the ninth interview of the Ambassador Interview Series.

AAAS and The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS), based in Trieste, Italy, are seeking candidates for the AAAS-TWAS Course on Science Diplomacy to be held online from 25 July to 3 August 2022. The workshop will be held virtually. For the second consecutive year, applications to attend the course are being invited from ‘participant pairs.’

The submissions period ended on April 20. 

The Ambassador of France to the U.S., Ambassador Philippe Étienne spoke with Science & Diplomacy on France’s vision of the nexus between science and diplomacy. This is the eighth interview of the Ambassador Interview Series.

The Center hosted a virtual event at the 2022 AAAS Annual Meeting to showcase the renaming of the AAAS David and Betty Hamburg Award for Science Diplomacy. The primary goal of this event was the screening of a short documentary, which was produced with funding from Carnegie Corporation of New York. The event brought together former winners, the 2022 winner, and other science diplomacy stakeholders. 

Minister Lim Hye Sook has been the Minister of Science and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) of the Republic of Korea since May 2021. Minister Lim talked with Sudip Parikh, the Chief Executive Officer of AAAS and Executive Publisher of the Science family of journals, during her visit to Washington, DC in December 2021.

The Ambassador of China to the U.S., Ambassador Qin Gang spoke with Science & Diplomacy on China’s vision of the nexus between science and diplomacy. This is the seventh interview of the Ambassador Interview Series.

The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the U.S., Ambassador Lee Soo Hyuck spoke with Science & Diplomacy on South Korea’s science diplomacy. This is the sixth interview of the Ambassador Interview Series.

Ambassador Jacques Pitteloud, the Swiss Ambassador to the United States, hosted Dr. Sudip Parikh, CEO of AAAS and AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy staff at his residence, where he discussed Swiss science diplomacy.

Ambassador Martin Weiss, Ambassador of Austria to the United States spoke with Kim Montgomery, Director of International Affairs and Science Diplomacy and Executive Editor of Science & Diplomacy, on Austria’s science diplomacy as part of the Ambassador Interview Series.

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