How much political appetite is there for science advice to foreign policy — and how much impact does it have? What are the differences between advising ministers and advising diplomats? What does the phrase ‘science diplomacy’ actually mean?
Jan Marco Müller discusses these questions with Toby Wardman of SAPEA. We also discuss how to develop advice demand as well as supply, the geopolitics of Russia’s vaccine policy, and navigating centuries of accumulated jargon in the international relations sphere.