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STAS. Flattening the World: The Role of Science and Technology Diplomacy in the 21st Century. Dr. Nina V. Fedoroff Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State (STAS) and the Administrator of USAID U. S. Department of State Washington, DC.

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Flattening the World: The Role of Science and Technology Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Dr. Nina V. Fedoroff

Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State (STAS)

and the Administrator of USAID

U. S. Department of State

Washington, DC


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http://eppsnet.com/images/digital-divide.jpg

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007


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Image credit: MIT Media Lab

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weblogs.jupiterresearch.com/analysts/ask/arch...


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Photo Credit: Tony Karumba /Agence France-Presse - Getty Images

AIDS Orphans

lh3.google.com/_nZ6ODsczwkI/Ryln1I1tiVI/AAAAA...


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Economist Dr. Paul Collier

Oxford University Press, 2007


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http://www.diversifiedriskmanagement.com/articles/images/grocery-store-lg.jpg

http://www.seattle-city.com/images/petes-eggnest-restaurant.jpg

http://www.dlife.com/opencms/export/pics/dLife_Images/fast_food.jpg

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iStock photo 000003424427


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http://www.iaea.org/NewsCenter/Features/Tsetse/tsetse_gallery/images/006w.jpg

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http://image.guardian.co.uk/sys-images

/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2006/07/18/farm372.jpg


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http://www.sustainablescale.org/images/uploaded/Population/World%20Population%20Growth%20to%202050.JPG

www.nndb.com/people/250/000024178/malthus.jpg

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Thomas Malthus


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Green Revolution wheat yields, 1950-2005

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Norman Borlaug

Father of the Green Revolution

Normal and dwarf wheat varieties


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http://www.sustainablescale.org/images/uploaded/Population/World%20Population%20Growth%20to%202050.JPG


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www.theoildrum.com/.../12/global_land_use2.jpg


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http://keetsa.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/biofuels.JPG


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New York Times, 19 January 2008


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http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://lh3.google.com/_2vGIpngAD6A/RyYrHUwLEYI/AAAAAAAAAcI/im80wmhEezM/s800/Deforestation.jpg


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George Soros

www.worldaidscampaign.info/.../george_

soros/

Former Senator Nunn and Senator Lugar, 2007

www.worldpoliticsreview.com/images/CommentaryNews/nunnlugar0807.jpg

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Senators Nunn and Lugar, 1991

www.villagevoice.com/.../nunn-lugar-in-1991.jpg


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Chronic

disease

Emerging

disease

Misuse of

dual use

dechnology

Bio

terrorism

Bio

war

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Science for Security: The Bio Example

“Dual Use” Science Collaboration = Dual-Benefit

Dr. Jason Rao

US State Department,

Spectrum of Bio-Risk


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Going Global: Biosecurity Engagement Program

Jason Rao (right) and Reynolds Salerno during a visit last year to a new BSL-3 lab in Bandung, Indonesia.

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Bioindustry Initiative:


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Redirecting Iraqi weapons scientists

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Dr. Alex Dehgan

US State Department, STAS

Soviet-made Frog 7’s


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Supporting Redirection: Creating a Virtual Science Library for Iraq

Dr. Susan Cumberledge, DoD DTRA; Dr. Ranjiv Khush, DoS/STAS; Dr. Alex Dehgan, DoS/NEA;Dr. Barrie Ripin, DoS; Dr. Ben Perman, DoD; Karan Nain, Pakistan

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Signing of the US-Libyan S & T Agreement

U. S. Department of State

3 January 2008

Science Diplomacy in the US Department of State

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Conference on Women in Science

Kuwait, 2007


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Path of Totality

Libya, 29 March 2006

http://www.skynightly.com/images/solar-eclipse-march-2006-bg.jpg

http://www.mreclipse.com/SEphoto/TSE2006/image/T06-309w.JPG


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Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates at the World Economic Forum 2008 in Davos (Photo credit: Getty Images, CNN, 25 January 2008)‏

“…. a hint of what we can accomplish if people who are experts on needs in the developing world meet with scientists who understand what the breakthroughs are, whether it’s in software or drugs.”


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Characterization of contamination and human health at former nuclear facilities in Iraq

Texas Tech University

US Department of State

Government of Iraq


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Funding:

  • Texas Excellence Funds

  • U.S. Department of State

  • US CRDF

  • IICSI

Iraq Ministry of Science and Technology

Iraq Ministry of Environment

International Iraq Center for Science and

Industry (IICSI-State Dept. Program)‏

International Radioecology Lab (Ukraine)‏

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)‏

U.S. Civilian Research & Development

Foundation (CRDF)‏

Royal Scientific Society (Jordan)‏

University of Science & Technology (Jordan)‏

Texas Tech Team


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http://www7.nationalacademies.org/Jefferson/


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Visiting a physics laboratory in Addis Ababa

University

Undergraduate technology students in Adama University

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Dr. Osama Awadelkarim

Jefferson Fellow

US Department of State


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Meeting with the Sudanese Minister of Science and Technology

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Giving a seminar at Sudan University


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Biotechnology in Agriculture: Myths and Realities, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2005

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Joseph Henry Press, 2004


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www.biotechnologyonline.gov.au/images/

www.whybiotech.com/html/images/

http://extension.missouri.edu/explore/images/ipm1025art17d.jpg

Molecular insect resistance

Bt cotton

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Molecular insect resistance:

Bt corn

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http://www.apsnet.org/online/feature/BtCorn/Images/healthy%20ear.JPG


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Fusarium ear rot -> fumonisins

Kernel rot -> aflatoxin

http://www.apsnet.org/online/feature/BtCorn/Images/healthy%20ear.JPG

www.gmo-compass.org/images/news/257_global06.gif

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Millions of hectares planted in GMOs


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cujtokyo.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/gmo-prot...

www.greenpeace.org/raw/image_full/france/phot..

http://www.bayweekly.com/year01/issue9_38/images9_38/lead04protestors.jpg


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Flattening the World: The Role of Science and Technology Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Dr. Nina V. Fedoroff

Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State (STAS)

and the Administrator of USAID

U. S. Department of State

Washington, DC


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