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Developments and Approaches in Science Diplomacy: Latin America and the Caribbean

Developments and Approaches in Science Diplomacy: Latin America and the Caribbean
Author(s)/Editor(s): Luisa Fernanda Echeverría-King (Universidad Simón Bolivar, Colombia), Branislav Pantović (UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE RÍO NEGRO, Argentina), Rafael Enrique Pineros-Ayala (Universidad Externado de Colombia, Colombia), Pedro Figueroa (DiploCientifica, Chile)and Alejandra Fabiola Flores-Zamora (Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico)
Copyright: ©2024
DOI: 10.4018/979-8-3693-2746-3
ISBN13: 9798369327463
EISBN13: 9798369327470

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Description

Various challenges prevent many emerging economies, including those within Latin America, from exploring the full potential of science, technology, and innovation. One major issue is the global need for a comprehensive understanding of science diplomacy and its role in bridging gaps in these crucial areas. Existing research often overlooks these regions' specific contexts and challenges, leading to a knowledge chasm. Developments and Approaches in Science Diplomacy: Latin America and the Caribbean addresses this lack of knowledge head-on, offering a detailed exploration of science diplomacy in Latin America and the Caribbean, and its implications for development.

By focusing on real-world cases and practical insights, this book provides a roadmap for policymakers, diplomats, and researchers to harness the power of science diplomacy for sustainable development. Whether you're a researcher looking to deepen your understanding of science diplomacy or a policymaker seeking actionable strategies, this book offers a valuable resource. It highlights the importance of international engagement and collaboration in achieving development objectives, particularly in the context of the scientific diaspora and emerging economies. Through this lens, the book offers innovative solutions and strategies applied in Latin America and other regions facing similar challenges.



Author's/Editor's Biography

Pedro Figueroa (Ed.)
Pedro Figueroa is the President and Co-founder of DiploCientifica, the Science Diplomacy Network for Latin-America and the Caribbean. Multilingual professional with experience as policy counselor and project manager in international partnerships. He is an expert engaged in long-standing endeavours for the promotion of Science Diplomacy. His career focused to the intersection of scientific cooperation, international affairs, policy advice and global challenges. Pedro was head of the International Relations Unit at CONICYT – The Chilean Agency for Research and Development. He studied Political Science and International Relations.

Alejandra Flores-Zamora (Ed.)
Alejandra Flores-Zamora is a Master in International Higher Education from the University of Guadalajara. Pedagogical advisor at the Center for Teaching Innovation CUCEA-UdeG. Interested in the internationalization of Higher Education and the processes developed by different institutions in this field. With experience in the areas of education, curriculum design and educational evaluation.

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