Call for Papers for the Symposium on Science Diplomacy for Sustainable Development

The Symposium on Science Diplomacy for Sustainable Development, organized by TÜBA in collaboration with AASSA, will bring together experts, policymakers, and stakeholders from around the world in Ankara on June 28-29, 2024.

Detailing the importance of sustainable development, the symposium aims to emphasize the complementary role of science in overcoming urgent issues such as pandemics, migration, and pollution, as well as in overcoming political divisions through strengthened scientific collaboration.

Highlighting the importance of interdisciplinary and international networks in addressing challenges, the symposium is programmed to promote knowledge and resource exchange among AASSA countries and beyond, enhancing the role of science and technology in national innovation systems, and paving the way for collective progress and sustainable solutions.

The symposium will provide policymakers with a broad framework, with participation from diplomats, representatives of international organizations and NGOs, scientists and researchers, members of scientific academies and communities, and industry leaders.

The proposed research topics for the symposium are listed as follows:

Science Diplomacy and Global Governance
Sustainable Development Goals and Science Diplomacy
Science and Technology Cooperation in Addressing Global Challenges and Risks
Science Communication and Public Engagement in Diplomatic Efforts
Role of Scientific Academies and Communities in Science Diplomacy
Capacity Building and Science Diplomacy Networks
Science Diplomacy in Conflict Resolution
Ethical Considerations in Science Diplomacy
Future Trends and Innovations in Science Diplomacy

Deadline for Abstract Submission
May 16, 2024

Announcement of Accepted Papers
May 27, 2024

Deadline for Full Paper Submission
June 23, 2024