The Final Networking Meeting of the project S4D4C (Using science for/in diplomacy for addressing global challenges) entitled “Addressing Global Challenges Together: the Role of Science Diplomacy” took place between 15-19 March 2021.

The session “Closing Ceremony: The Future of EU Science Diplomacy and the S4D4C Legacy”, includes the following parts:

PANEL ROUNDTABLE: “The Future of EU Science Diplomacy”
Key stakeholders of science diplomacy present their visions for the future of EU science diplomacy.
Martina Hartl, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF), Chair of the Science Diplomacy Task Force of the Strategic Forum on Internacional Cooperation (SFIC) for the Council of the EU and the Council of Europe
Jan Marco Muller, European External Action Service (EEAS)
Paulo Ferrão, European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)
Adam Tyson, Senior Expert – Strategy for International Cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation, Directorate–General for Research and Innovation, European Commission (EC)
Chair: Lorenzo Melchor, Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission (EC)


In this final session, S4D4C advisory board members reflect on the achievements of S4D4C.
Alexander Degelsegger-Marquez, Gesundheit Österreich GmbH, Austria
Paul Arthur Berkman, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Thomas König, Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), Austria
Chair: Elke Dall, S4D4C Project Coordinator, Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI), Austria

The S4D4C coordinator Elke Dall (Centre for Social Innovation, Austria) and for the hosting organisation Ana Elorza (FECYT, Spain) conclude the event.

Closing Ceremony Future of EU SciDip and S4D4C Legacy – S4D4C Final networking meeting

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