1st MCAA Swiss Science and Diplomacy Webinar on 21st November 2021 at 1630 CET

MCAA Switzerland Chapter organises a webinar on Science and Diplomacy


MCAA Switzerland Chapter organises a webinar on Science and Diplomacy

If your dream job as a scientist is to sit with policymakers to negotiate cooperative agreements on fisheries management or infectious disease monitoring, science diplomacy would be perfect for you! To make your dream come true, join the webinar on science diplomacy organised by the MCAA Switzerland Chapter.

Today, the need for science diplomacy is growing, according to the World Academy of Sciences. More joint research projects, capacity building and training activities (such as open online courses, summer schools, trainings, etc.) require science diplomacy skills.

Book your seat

Building on those needs, the MCAA Switzerland Chapter organises a webinar on Science and Diplomacy on 21 November, from 16.30 to 19.30 CET. You can register here by 20 November.

Meet our experts

To make this event a success, the Chapter has invited specialists who are eager to share their expertise:

  • Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen, Professor of Northern Studies and the inaugural Barents Chair in Politics at UiT-The Arctic University of Norway (Tromsø) will discuss ‘Science Diplomacy – an inter- and transdisciplinary challenge and opportunity’, you can read his biography here and his summary talk here;
    Professor Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen
  • Melody Brown Burkins, Director, Institute of Arctic Studies, Senior Associate Director, John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, Adjunct Professor, Department of Environmental Studies at Dartmouth will discuss 'Centering Arctic Knowledge: The Practice of Inclusive Science Diplomacy', you can read her biography here and her summary talk here;
  • Marga Gual Soler, Science Diplomat, CEO and Founder of SciDipGLOBAL, will discuss 'Building science diplomacy capacities: from individual training to institutional innovation and transformation'. You can read her biography here and summary talk here.
    Marga Gual Soler
  • Pascal Griset, Professor of Modern History at Sorbonne Université. Read his CV here.
    Pascal Griset

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about science and diplomacy!

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