Tag: Diplomacy

EU and WWF-Pakistan observed Climate Diplomacy Day

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European Union and WWF-Pakistan has celebrated Climate Diplomacy Day and collaborated to promote action on climate change. People from all levels of society has come to explore prospects of change to low-carbon economies while certifying reasonable contact to sustainable development. Participants have cycled at the start of event on a selected route from the Pakistan […]…Read More

CAS-TWAS Science Diplomacy at USTC

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“Nowadays the challenges for science and technology are more and more globalized, and these common problems require scientific exchanges and cooperation in various forms.” – Xi Jinping As the globalization of science and technology (S&T) is escalating, policy makers around the world are looking for fresh approach to shape and influence its dynamics. In recent […]…Read More

India’s Space Diplomacy in 2017: Where Pakistan Is Standing?

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article image The year is 1961 in history, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, became the first human to journey into outer space. A charismatic 35th President of United States – John F. Kennedy has taken oath and announces his goal to initiate a project to put “man on the moon” – Apollo program. Something similarly historic is happening […]…Read More

Science diplomacy must for evolving culture of research, sustainable development: Dr. I.E. Qureshi

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Af- ter spending thirty years in science and three years in di- plomacy, Dr Imtinan Elahi Qureshi , Executive Direc- tor of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in South (COMSATS), is the most vocal advocate of science diplomacy’ in Paki- stan is all set to bid adieu. Dr Qureshi is stepping down as COMSATS Execu- tive Director next month and he is leaving behind a rich legacy of phenomenal achievements making the dormant organization…Read More

Science diplomacy must for evolving culture of research, sustainable development Dr. I.E. Qureshi

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article image ISLAMABAD-After spending thirty years in science and three years in diplomacy, Dr Imtinan Elahi Qureshi , Executive Director of the Commission on Science andamp; Technology for Sustainable Development in South (COMSATS), is the most vocal advocate of science diplomacy’ in Pakistan is all set to bid adieu. Dr Qureshi is stepping down as COMSATS Executive Director next month and he is leaving behind a rich legacy of phenomenal achievements making…Read More

Health Diplomacy-advancing health & foreign policy

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article image "Health is today a growing concern in foreign policy" - Dr. Margaret Chan Health is on the radar of foreign policy since it is connected to three global agendas i.e. security, economy, and social justice. Over the past decade, countries around the world have progressively acknowledged the significance of linking their foreign policy efforts and their work on health. Various events around the globe have contributed to the development of the field of "Health Diplomacy&…Read More

Science diplomacy best tool to promote scientific solutions

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: COMSATS has urged the government and other relevant national institutions to take necessary measures in support of Science Diplomacy as it would pave the way for achieving the set goals in the field of science and technology. This was the crux of a lecture delivered by Executive Director COMSATS, Dr. Imtinan Elahi Qureshi, under the COMSATS’ Science Diplomacy Programme launched last year in Islamabad. The lecture was delivered in a select gathering of scholars…Read More

Pakistani experts attend AAAS-TWAS Workshop on Science & Diplomacy

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article image Centre for Science Diplomacy of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in partnership with The World Academy of Science (TWAS) organized their second summer course on Science and Diplomacy, at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy from June 7-12, 2015. The course was attended by around 51 participants and speakers from around the world and participants discussed ideas and concepts over the exciting theme of "…Read More

Science Diplomacy around the World

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article image TODAY’S WORLD of ever increasing challenges faced by humankind related to water, food, energy, climate change, diseases, political tensions, terrorism, etc. require worldwide collaborations to find sustainable solutions. Science diplomacy is one of the instruments to tackle these complex global issues, but it can also help improve foreign policy and reduce tensions between countries. Commonly, Science diplomacy is used for international collaborations by scientists between two or…Read More

Climate diplomacy essential to combat climate change

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The European Union organized a gathering in relation to celebrate Climate Change Diplomacy Day (CCDD) which is celebrated each year on June 17. The diplomats including Ambassadors of Germany and France were the focal persons behind idea of the event. The event aimed at organizing stakeholders at one forum to discuss global climate challenges and work in coordination with each other to minimize its adverse impacts that have rung panic alarms around the world. Federal…Read More