IAP is a global network of the world's science academies, launched in 1993. Its primary goal is to help member academies work together to advise citizens and public officials on the scientific aspects of critical global issues. IAP is particularly interested in assisting young and small academies achieve these goals and, through the communication links and networks created by IAP activities, all academies will be able to raise both their public profile among citizens and their influence among policy makers.

IAP members in Latin America and the Caribbean

IAP “Program on Promoting Access to and Use of Digital Knowledge Resources: Focus on Countries with Developing and Transitional Economies” is the result of the “Initiative on Access to Scientific Information in Developing Countries” . The main objectives of the Program are 1. access and use of scientific information digital resources and data. 2. access and use of digital networks and infrastructure for research and education.

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