Workshop on Policy and Diplomacy for Scientist in Italy


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 7340

Opportunity Description

About the program

The program focus on capacity building, consideration of the convergence of the chemistry and biology, as well as, the objective of the workshop is to raise awareness among young scientists on the policy and diplomacy aspects that are related to the use of chemical and biological subjects or international treaties, if your ability and field of study is meet the requirements, have a look at the criteria then fill the application form.



28 June 2019

Duration: 1 week

from 9 up to 13 September


headquarters of the World Academy of Science (TWAS) in Trieste, Italy

Partner Organization:

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

The number of participants: 25


Biology, Medical and Health Science, Chemical Science, Engineering Science, astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences, Mathematical Science, Physics

Benefits of the program:

  • Cost of international traveling
  • Medical insurance
  • Daily subsistence allowance


The program encourage you to apply for self-sponsored


What workshop contains:

  • Theoretical lectures and interactive session on the topics below:
  • The promotion and control of the science and technology and industrial activities in chemical and biochemical science and related regulations imposed by the international treaties in the international organization.
  • How the development of science and technology and its effect on international security and on the implementation of international treaties.
  •  Science advise and science diplomacy
  • the concept of sustainability in industrial and research activities;
  • issues related to the multiple uses of science;
  • ethics in science and responsible research practices; and
  • a study tour on a selected topic.

Who can apply:

  • Applicants with a Ph.D. in the natural sciences such as biology, physics, chemistry or related Engineering
  • Have citizenship of the eligible country (see the list of eligible countries here)
  • Have at least five years of work experience in the related area
  • The applicant’s age must not be more than 40 years
  • Have a high level of English Language proficiency (writing and speaking)
  • The preference will be given to the female applicants

How to apply:

Applicants must create an account then fill and submit the online application form. Applicants who are not able to submit the online application form due to technical problem, can send the application form and endorsement to the email:

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