Science Diplomacy Against The Pandemic

Science diplomacy can foster collaborations within and among the scientific community, emergency response managers, governments, and the private sector to better manage global health crises.
We live in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 crisis is hitting our societies, economies, and ways of life on a scope and scale never seen before.  Major crises place profound stresses on the ability of our society to respond quickly and effectively to safeguard lives, health, and social wellbeing.… Read More

Thur 2nd April 6pm UTC+2 – #SciDipTalks | The COVID-19 Crisis in Europe: A Failure of Science Diplomacy? –

Europe has been defined as the epicenter of the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19) global crisis. The spread of the virus in the continent has led to the re-emergence of the nation state in Europe, challenging the very core values of the EU and reshaping citizens’ perception of the latter.… Read More

Thur 9th April 6pm UTC+2 – #SciDipTalks | Barcelona and the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Role of Global Cities

Since the crisis started in Wuhan, global cities have been hit the hardest. The spread of the virus around the world has forced governments to cooperate, both horizontally and vertically. Why is science diplomacy key to addressing global health crises? How can local institutions deploy a diplomatic strategy to deal with them?… Read More

Thur 16th April 6pm UTC+2 – #SciDipTalks | Diplomacia Científica Contra la Pandemia: Iberoamérica ante la Crisis Del COVID-19

Esta sesión abordará la respuesta de los diferentes gobiernos iberoamericanos a la crisis del COVID-19 desde el punto de vista de la política y la diplomacia científicas. Analizaremos la relación entre la investigación médica y el diseño de políticas públicas en el contexto iberoamericano y su impacto en las decisiones de los diferentes actores gubernamentales, así como el papel de la diplomacia científica y la cooperación regional en la gestión de la crisis. … Read More

Thur 23th April 6pm UTC+2 – #SciDipTalks | Technology at the Service of Global Health Crises: Threats and Opportunities

Technology and data-driven solutions have been at the forefront of successful national responses to the current COVID-19 crisis. Furthermore, social media platforms have been instrumental in informing, and sometimes misinforming, the general public about the pandemic.… Read More