Under the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the EU, the First EU Science Diplomacy Conference will be held in Madrid on 18-19 December 2023, gathering scientists and diplomats from the EU. The event will be hybrid.
The conference organised by the Spanish Presidency of the European Council together with the European Commission has the following objectives:
- Taking stock of the development of the European Framework for Science Diplomacy;
- Progressing the draft framework and discussing the way ahead;
- Offering space for dialogue, co-creation and participation by a broad range of stakeholders and fostering science diplomacy outreach, also beyond the EU;
- Enhancing motivation amongst science diplomacy actors to get actively involved and creating visibility for the ongoing process.