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September 28, 2016

Can Cuban science go global?
Nature
Until the revolution, the Cuban academy shared close ties with the US National Academy of Sciences and with its European counterparts. 

March 9, 2016
At Science Academies Worldwide, a Paucity of Women
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)
Three academies had the best representation of women on the governing body, at 47% – the National Academy of Sciences in the United States, and the academies in Switzerland and Sweden.  

June 4, 2013
Thirteen National Science Academies Call on G8 to Act on Drug Resistance Threat
MTBeurope 
Since 2005 each year the national academies of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the UK and the United States have worked together to produce joint, scientifically grounded statements on themes of relevance to the global community.

February 13, 2013
State Department To Engage Science and Engineering Diaspora Networks in Boston
US Department of State
This event is organized in cooperation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), and the ... 

July 25, 2012
Networks of Diasporas in Engineering and Science (NODES) Fact Sheet
U.S. Department of State
Networks of Diasporas in Engineering and Science or NODES, is a joint effort of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the National Academy of Sciences to assist science diasporas in partnership with U.S. Government technical agencies, academia and science and technology focused non-government groups.

 May 11, 2012
'Save the Planet', Science Leaders Urge G8 Governments
BBC
According to Dr Michael Clegg of the US National Academy of Sciences: "In the long term, the pressing concerns are managing the environment in a way that assures that future generations have a quality of life that's at least as equivalent to the quality of life we enjoy today." 
 



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NAS-Mexican Academy of Sciences Symposium
(October 3)

October 3, 2016
Trump’s Border Wall Would Be Bad News for Migrating Species
Undark Magazine
Marcia McNutt, president of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and former head of the U.S. Geological Survey, touched on the issue Monday at a wide-ranging roundtable discussion in Washington on scientific collaboration between the two countries.
 

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