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Swiss science diplomacy – strategies, instruments and implications for international cooperation

Swiss science diplomacy – strategies, instruments and implications for international cooperation

Science diplomacy, a tool for advancing foreign policy objectives, research and addressing global challenges, takes various forms: informing international policies with scientific evidence, facilitating global science cooperation and leveraging scientific

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Call for papers: Innovation Pathways to Sustainability in Mountains

Call for papers: Innovation Pathways to Sustainability in Mountains

How can innovation contribute to sustainability in mountains? Mountain Research and Development invites papers that asses innovation processes, examine innovation practices, or provide agendas for policy, action, or research.

Image: Photo by Juan Xiong; Source: Grumbine RE, Xu J. 2021. Mountain futures: Pursuing innovative adaptations in coupled social–ecological systems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 19(6):342–348.
Interview mit Odile Robert - Chefin der Sektion Analyse und Forschung - DEZA

Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und Forschung: Ein erfolgsversprechendes Modell

Das Programm r4d der DEZA und des Schweizerischen Nationalfonds (SNF) wurde am 25. April 2024 abgeschlossen. Bei dieser Gelegenheit lancierten die beiden Institutionen auch das neue Nachfolgeprogramm SOR4D. Beide Programme

Image: Odile Robert - Chefin der Sektion Analyse und Forschung - DEZA