March 2018

Editorial

The Sustainable Development Goals: Roadmaps to Progress

By E. William Colglazier - 05.01.2018

The seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations 2030 Agenda have been called a gift to humanity, though much work remains to be done.

Article

A Diplomat’s Perspective on Use of Science and Evidence in Implementing PEPFAR

By Jimmy Kolker - 04.18.2018

This is the story of PEPFAR's creation and early implementation from the perspective of the U.S. ambassador to Uganda, among the first countries in Africa to use data and evidence to describe, track, and treat HIV and AIDS patients. 

Conversation

Empowering the Next Generation of Arms-Control Diplomats: An Interview with Dr. Lassina Zerbo

Lassina Zerbo is executive secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) and the 2018 recipient of the AAAS Award for Science Diplomacy.

Perspective

Engineers Outside the Box: Pathways to Global Impact

By Fahmida N. Chowdhury - 04.19.2018

Over her long academic and government career, the author has noticed that the term science and engineering diplomacy is little known, used, discussed, or understood in the engineering community. 

Perspective

Expanding the Global Reach of the Twenty-First-Century Research University

By Suresh V. Garimella - 04.19.2018

To go truly global, American research universities are building broad partnerships on the basis of long-term, mutually beneficial, and culturally respectful relationships in selected countries around the world.