News

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20 April 2022

Pleas for peace: the urgent need for more diplomacy and science diplomacy efforts in Ukraine

For the future of humanity, nations must make every effort to find a diplomatic road to peace in Ukraine, and the West should maintain its critical links with Russian science, according to two letters signed by the IIASA Director General.
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06 October 2021

Where we went wrong in tracking COVID-19 and how to fix it

The COVID-19 pandemic has made painfully clear that our global infectious disease monitoring system is not up to the task. Report after report points to missed opportunities for detecting and acting on the outbreak’s early signs and the devastating resulting loss of life.

Focus

03 March 2022

Vienna as a global hub for science diplomacy

In November 2019, IIASA cohosted the annual global meeting of science advisors to ministers of foreign affairs and other experts to discuss pressing issues in science diplomacy.
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17 June 2021

Interview: Charting a course for IIASA strategic initiatives

Options Magazine, Summer 2021: Q&A with Tyseer Aboulnasr, Chair of the IIASA Committee for Egypt to discuss her participation in a series of workshops that aimed to set the agenda for the new program’s research activities.
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Events

14 June 2022 MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, Austria

IIASA 50th Anniversary Science Diplomacy Event

05 March 2022 Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

IIASA strengthens collaboration and relations with Jordan

20 October 2021 Online and at Institute Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR) of the CAS

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18 August 2021 IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria

Ambassador of Vietnam visits IIASA