The “IIASA 50th Anniversary Science Diplomacy Event: the Need for International Scientific Cooperation and Multilateralism” took place on 14 June 2022 in Vienna, Austria. This event brought together members of the research community, experts, representatives of the diplomatic corps and international organizations to discuss how international scientific cooperation helps to build stronger relations between countries and how it contributes to sustainable and prosperous future of all. Based on discussions held during the event, a “Vienna Statement on Science Diplomacy” was developed and signed by several participants.

Vienna Statement on Science Diplomacy | IIASA website

Vienna Statement on Science Diplomacy (pdf)

IIASA and the co-signatories are seeking the endorsement of the Statement from the science diplomacy stakeholders who share its principles and vision and invite you to also sign the document (just send an email with your name and affiliation to

Please find also the announcement about IIASA joining the EU Science Diplomacy Alliance with a comment from IIASA Director General Dr. Albert van Jaarsveld in this regard at

IIASA calling for endorsement of the Vienna Statement on Science Diplomacy