Addressing global challenges and building sound international partnership
Science diplomacy, the intersection of science and diplomacy in addressing global challenges, has gained prominence on the international stage. While Sweden boasts a long-standing tradition of scientific excellence and international collaboration, it is yet to fully embrace the discourse of Science Diplomacy within its institutional landscape. Join us as we explore the emerging field of science diplomacy and delve into its relevance within the Swedish Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) ecosystem, and whether Sweden measures up to compared to the development in other countries.
IVA Conference Center, Stockholm, Sweden
The event is also streamed online
On Location: Free
The seminar provides a global outlook on Science Diplomacy and an exploration on how Sweden can leverage Science Diplomacy to further strengthen its global standing and contribute to scientific advancements and economic growth.
By attending, you have the opportunity to engage in thought-provoking discussions with experts on international research collaborations and representatives from the scientific community.
The seminar will be held in English.
- 17:00-18:00 (CET) Welcome by Tuula Teeri, President IVA
- Presentation Global reflections on Sweden’s Science diplomacy in relation to our competitors Sweden’s Counsellors of Science and Innovation (USA, India and UK)
- Panel Questions and comments from the audience Closing remarks, Tuula Teeri, President IVA
- 18:00 Mingle (all participants at the seminar are invited)
Science and Innovation Counsellor Swedish Embassy in London
Science and Innovation Counsellor Swedish Embassy in Washington
Science and Innovation Counsellor Swedish Embassy in New Delhi
Deputy director Ministry of Education and Research
Sylvia Schwaag Serger
Professor, IVA Fellow Lund University
Former Science and Innovation Counsellor Innovation Center Denmark, Shanghai
Anne Lidgard (moderator)
Head of International Cooperation, IVA Fellow Vinnova