Science Diplomacy in Search of a Purpose in the Populist Era

Van Langenhove, Luk and Boers, Elke (2017). Science Diplomacy in Search of a Purpose in the Populist Era. European Leadership in Culture, Science and Innovation Diplomacy (EL-CSID). Institute for European Studies.

Document type:
Report
Collection:

Metadata
Links
Versions
Statistics
  • Sub-type Policy brief
    Author Van Langenhove, Luk
    Boers, Elke
    Title Science Diplomacy in Search of a Purpose in the Populist Era
    Series Title European Leadership in Culture, Science and Innovation Diplomacy (EL-CSID)
    Publication Date 2017
    Place of Publication Brussels
    Publisher Institute for European Studies
    Pages 7
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Science Diplomacy as a practice has a long past but only a short history. It became a policy concern of Foreign Affairs only recently. This policy brief points to the strengths and weaknesses of Science Diplomacy as a soft power instrument aimed at improving International Relations. It also lists a number of threats coming from populist and protectionist forces that hinder the further development of Science Diplomacy. At the same time, the current situation also bears opportunities such as the potential to develop a scientist-driven Science Diplomacy aimed at safeguarding the values of science and at strengthening the input of science in humanity coping with global problems. This can best be realised by establishing mission-driven networks of state policy-makers, scientists and relevant stakeholders.

    Copyright Holder Institute for European Studies
    Copyright Year 2017
    Copyright type All rights reserved
  • Versions
    Version Filter Type
  • Citation counts
    Google Scholar Search Google Scholar
    Access Statistics: 210 Abstract Views  -  Detailed Statistics
    Created: Fri, 15 Feb 2019, 14:19:32 JST