For S4D4C fifth stakeholder voice, Peggy Hamburg and Krishan Lal from S4D4C associated partner the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) were contacted.

The IAP co-chairs are intimately familiar with the topic of science diplomacy, in particular from the point of view of global scientific cooperation between academies of sciences and medicine: Peggy Hamburg from the United States of America and Krishan Lal from India, both eminent global stakeholders. Peggy Hamburg is also a Fellow and former President and Board-Chair of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), another of S4D4C associated partners.

In this fifth stakeholder’s voice, Peggy and Krishan tell us about their personal backgrounds, the work that IAP has contributed to the field of science diplomacy, the mechanisms of global scientific cooperation and share possible scenarios for global scientific exchange in the future, acknowledging the COVID-19 pandemic as a “game changer”.

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Stakeholder’s voices #5: A conversation with the co-chairs of the InterAcademy Partnership: Peggy Hamburg and Krishan Lal