The First Latin American and Caribbean Open Science Forum (CILAC) was being held in Montevideo, Uruguay during 6-9 September 2016 with UNESCO as the main organizer of the event. Right after the inaugural address of the President of Uruguay, HE Dr Tabaré Vázques, the opening keynote address was delivered by András Szöllősi-Nagy, professor of the National University of Public Service, on “Science and Innovation in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”.
The conference was attended by the science and technology ministers and leading representatives of the science community from the Latin American and Caribbean region. In the session devoted to water sciences Szöllősi-Nagy also delivered an opening speech on “Water, Global Change and Climate Risk: UNESCO's contribution to the achievement of Goal 6 of the Agenda 2030” also in his capacity as President of UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme.
Programme of the Forum:
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