Políticas Científicas

Science Policy

Core themes in this field

  • Governance and STI¬†funding.
  • Strategies and¬†technical mechanisms¬†to assist governments
  • Science Diplomacy
  • Ethics of Science
  • Gender, science and¬†technology
  • Incentives for young¬†researchers
  • Regional integration for¬†scientific cooperation
  • Indigenous Knowledge¬†Systems (IKS)
  • Democratic discussion¬†of STI
  • STI policies for¬†sustainable human¬†development
Universidades para el desarrollo

Universities for Development

Core themes in this field

  • Funding for higher education
  • Research agendas and incentive system
  • Indicators for higher education management
  • University knowledge sharing mechanisms
  • The potential of synergies between universities and the private sector
  • Building the capacity of researchers
  • Infrastructure and devices for scientific development
  • The promotion of university research: policy guidance and support tools
  • The academic evaluation: theories, practices and implications.
Cultivando Ciencias y Ciudadanía

Promoting Citizen Science

Core themes in this field

  • Science education
  • Promoting science as a career choice
  • Popularization of science
  • Citizen science and democracy
  • Engaging citizen in science: the teaching of science, technology and society
  • Science, the media and the public
  • ICTs for building a scientific culture.
Ciencias para la Agenda 2030

Sciences for the 2030 Agenda

Core themes in this field

  • End poverty
  • Zero hunger
  • Good health and¬†well-being
  • Quality education
  • Gender equality
  • Clean water and¬†sanitation
  • Affordable and¬†clean energy
  • Decent work and¬†economic growth
  • Industry, innovation¬†and infrastructure
  • Reeduce¬†inequalities
  • Sustainable cities¬†and communities
  • Responsible¬†consumption and¬†production
  • Climate action
  • Life below water
  • Life on land
  • Peace, justice and¬†strong institutions.

The new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development represents a significant step forward in the recognition of the contribution of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to sustainable development. CILAC 2016 will contribute to the overall implementation of the SDGs by providing strategies on how to build a regional plan to support Latin America and the Caribbean countries strengthen their scientific and technological capacity, and to help Member States design effective policies, based on the best available knowledge, including local and indigenous knowledge systems.

CILAC 2016 will holistically address climate change, managing disasters and climate risk, water security, management, biodiversity, ecosystems and biosphere reserves.

The SDGs presents an opportunity for CILAC to promote research, and standard-setting activities, as well as to disseminate knowledge on human rights, bioethics and ethics of science and technology. A culture of peace should be promoted as a key enabler for sustainable development. The 2030 agenda is an agenda ‚Äúof the people, by the people and for the people‚ÄĚ.

Ciencias para la innovación empresarial

Sciences for Business Innovation

Core themes in this field

  • Develompent of technological interfaces
  • Corporate social responsability
  • Innovation for a green economy
  • Policies for business to use advanced knowledge for innovation
  • Innovation for sustainable human development
  • Natural resources.