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Finquelievich, Net4 Society

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Finquelievich, Net4 Society

  1. 1. Net4Society Workshop Reykjavik, May 18-19 2009 SESH in Argentina in cooperation with EU FP7 Dr. Susana Finquelievich NCP in Socio Economic Sciences and the Humanities National Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation National Directorate of International Relations Argentina [email_address]
  2. 2. ABEST <ul><li>The Argentine Bureau for Enhancing Cooperation with the European Community in Science, Technology and Innovation (ABEST) </li></ul><ul><li>Created in October 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>National Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, International Cooperation Division </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.abest.mincyt.gov.ar </li></ul>ABEST Susana Finquelievich
  3. 3. The aim of ABEST <ul><li>To improve and expand cooperation activities in the science, technology and innovation area both with the European Union and with its member states </li></ul><ul><li>NPCs were appointed in April 2008 </li></ul>Susana Finquelievich
  4. 4. EU – Latin America Workshop <ul><li>An EU- Latín America workshop was organized in Mexico DF in June 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>The Goal: Defining common research interests and subjects </li></ul>Susana Finquelievich
  5. 5. Four common research subjects <ul><li>The Workshop gathered 33 experts (24 from Latin America and 9 from the European Union) around four themes: </li></ul><ul><li>Metropolis: new forms of social convivence, inclusion / exclusion, mobility and insertion processes, and social violence </li></ul><ul><li>Rurality: new territorial dynamics, agro-alimentary actors and systems </li></ul><ul><li>Problems of Democracy: institutional insufficiencies, governability challenges, rol of the economic elites, and organized crime </li></ul><ul><li>Market: new productive and labour models. </li></ul><ul><li>The Workshop contributed to define new research subjects for the 2010 Work Program </li></ul>Susana Finquelievich
  6. 6. A SICA for Latin America and the Caribbean <ul><li>A SICA for LAC countries has been included in the 2010 Work Program, with a 2,7 million Euros budget </li></ul><ul><li>Research line: “Collective challenges for Latin America and Caribbean countries” </li></ul><ul><li>One of the criteria is the participation of at least 2 different UE Member States (or associate states) , and 7 LAC countries (at leeast one institution from Argentina, one from Brazil, one from Chile, and one from Mexico </li></ul>Susana Finquelievich
  7. 7. Argentina's SESH Participation in FP7 <ul><li>No projects in FP6 </li></ul><ul><li>2 approved projects in FP7 </li></ul><ul><li>14 presented projects (evaluation not yet defined) </li></ul>Susana Finquelievich
  8. 8. INFODAY, 8 May 2009 <ul><li>Goals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To update information about FP7 to the Argentine research community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To update information about EU – Argentina research strategies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Participants: UE FP7 representatives, Argentine government, Argentine researchers </li></ul><ul><li>Attendees: 110 </li></ul>Susana Finquelievich
  9. 9. Future tasks <ul><li>Identification of EU and Argentine SESH Research Centres, researchers, and projects </li></ul><ul><li>Informative and training meetings to encourage Argentine SESH participation in FP7 </li></ul><ul><li>UE and LAC NCP’s meeting in Buenos, Aires, September 2009 (to be confirmed) </li></ul>Susana Finquelievich
  10. 10. THANK YOU! <ul><li>Dr. Susana Finquelievich </li></ul><ul><li>NCP in Socio Economic Sciences and the Humanities </li></ul><ul><li>National Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>National Directorate of International Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Argentina </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] m </li></ul>Susana Finquelievich

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