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Innovating in Public Communication of Science, Technology and Innovation

The general objective of this Technical Cooperation is to strengthen Public Communication of Science, Technology and Innovation (PCSTI) in Latin America. The specific objectives include a) supporting the improvement of STI communication policies through the analysis of the current state and impact of policies and programs to promote a culture of science, technology and innovation in the region; b) strengthening the capacity of STI agencies in the Region to implement innovative instruments to support public communication of STI (i.e. Hackathon) and to incorporate it to their portfolio; c) support the implementation of these new policy instruments by financing innovative pilot projects aiming at promoting a culture of STI in the region, taking into account the incorporation of digital tools, new media narratives, open data, open innovation, data journalism, virtual reality and storytelling, among others.

Project Detail



Project Number


Approval Date

September 8, 2017

Project Status


Project Type

Technical Cooperation





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Environmental Classification

Likely to cause minimal or no negative environmental and associated social impacts

Total Cost

USD 200,000.00

Country Counterpart Financing

USD 0.00

Original Amount Approved

USD 200,000.00

Financial Information
Operation Number Lending Type Reporting Currency Reporting Date Signed Date Fund Financial Instrument
ATN/OC-16329-RG Sovereign Guaranteed USD - United States Dollar Ordinary Capital Nonreimbursable
Operation Number ATN/OC-16329-RG
  • Lending Type: Sovereign Guaranteed
  • Reporting Currency: USD - United States Dollar
  • Reporting Date:
  • Signed Date:
  • Fund: Ordinary Capital
  • Financial Instrument: Nonreimbursable

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Implementation Phase
Approved TC document
Documento de Cooperación Técnica Aprobado RG-T2623.pdf
Nov. 30, 2017
Preparation Phase
TC Abstract
TC Abstract RG-T2623.pdf
Aug. 24, 2017

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