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This interview with Dr. Tareq Abu Hamed, Winner of the 2024 AAAS David and Betty Hamburg Award for Science Diplomacy and Executive Director of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, discusses his work as well as the importance of dialogue in times of conflict.

In January 2024, a delegation from AAAS traveled to India to attend science festivals in Delhi and Pune, as well as to meet with several partners in the country. This story outlines a few highlights from the trip.

Science & Diplomacy is launching a call for a special issue on the 2010 report, "New Frontiers in Science Diplomacy," by AAAS and The Royal Society. The issue will look at what has changed in the field since the document's publication. Submission period: January 31 - March 31, 2024.

Following S&D’s special issue, “Science and Technology at the World Bank: Recommendations to President Ajay Banga,” the Center is hosting a webinar on Monday, February 26 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm ET. The event will feature the five authors who provided perspectives for the issue, and will be moderated by S&D’s Editor-in-Chief Bill Colglazier.

This November, a delegation from AAAS traveled to the United Kingdom to celebrate the 30th anniversary of AAAS Science International and meet with several partners. This story outlines some highlights from the trip.

The Ambassador of Vietnam to the US, Ambassador Nguyen Quoc Dzung, spoke with Science & Diplomacy on Vietnam’s approach to science and technology, and the exciting potential of the country’s young population. This conversation is part of the Ambassador Conversation Series, which was launched in Spring 2021.

The Ambassador of the UAE to the US, Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba,  spoke with Science & Diplomacy on the importance of sustainability and fostering innovation. This conversation is part of the Ambassador Conversation Series, which was launched in Spring 2021.

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 in person in Trieste, Italy on 17-21 June 2024. For the fourth consecutive year, applications to attend the course are being invited from participant pairs.

Applications for the course are due 5 February 2024.

This October, a delegation from AAAS traveled to Japan to attend the STS Forum in Kyoto and take part in several meetings in Tokyo. This story outlines some highlights from the trip.

In September 2023, a delegation from AAAS traveled to Jordan to meet with partners at the Royal Scientific Society and attend a meeting of the 2024 World Science Forum Steering Committee. It was an action-packed trip that this article will break down into five key takeaways.

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