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Science Diplomacy Week 2023

Zeitraum: 08.05.2023 - 12.05.2023 Ort: Genf Land: Schweiz

The second edition of the Science Diplomacy Week is to be held from 8-12 May 2023 in Geneva.

Initiated by the Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipator (GESDA) and organized in partnership with the key international agencies, diplomatic missions, academic institutions, global NGOs and technology leaders shaping the future of multilateralism, the program will provide a unique learning and networking experience into the Science and Diplomacy ecosystem of International Geneva and a deep dive into GESDA’s Anticipatory Science Diplomacy approach.

Who is it aimed at?

  • Scientists and academics from natural and social sciences with expertise and interest in GESDA’s thematic focus areas (Advanced AI and the Quantum Revolution, Human Augmentation, Eco-Regeneration and Geo-Engineering, Science & Diplomacy).
  • National diplomats/policymakers / legislators interested in the interface between science and policy.
  • Representatives from international organizations working on multilateral frameworks for frontier tech issues.
  • Representatives from the private sector developing frontier technologies/deep tech startups and companies.
  • Representatives from the civil society/NGO involved in advocacy efforts around agenda topics.

The program content consists of:

  • Interactive workshops, simulation exercises and negotiations based on GESDA’s newly introduced Science Breakthrough Radar and anticipatory "Situation Room" methodology, on topics ranging from carbon capture and climate-altering technologies, to neuro rights, gene editing, AI and quantum technologies.
  • Expert dialogues, institutional visits and receptions with members of the Coalition and other partners on key anticipatory science and diplomacy topics.
  • Public activities and events to stimulate engagement and reflection outside the disciplinary expert circles.
  • Private visits to key institutions and high-level networking opportunities with Geneva, Swiss and International actors.
  • Skills building and career development sessions to foster the next generation of multilingual scientists and diplomats.
Quelle: GESDA Redaktion: von Franziska Schroubek, VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH Länder / Organisationen: Global Themen: Ethik, Recht, Gesellschaft sonstiges / Querschnittsaktivitäten

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