TWAS Plus - Vol. 5 No. 6 - November 2019
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TOP STORY  Science diplomacy is in a position to achieve something new, by applying the science of networking to the core of diplomatic work itself, said experienced Austrian diplomat Clemens Mantl. Mantl spoke at a recent science diplomacy workshop, held in Trieste and organized by TWAS and the consortium Using Science for/in Diplomacy for Addressing Societal Challenges (S4D4C). More
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“For many diplomats, science is a tool and scientists are perfect agents of cooperation in bilateral relations. They can play this role even independently from their readiness to explicitly act on behalf of their country.”
- Austrian diplomat Clemens Mantl, at a TWAS-S4D4C workshop

                        
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