CNRS signs a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Colombia

Publié le 06 mars 2023
Le Ministre de Science, Technologie et Innovation de Colombie, M. Arturo Luna, a été reçu par Antoine Petit le jeudi 2 mars au CNRS pour la signature d'un protocole d'accord entre les deux parties. / The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation of Colombia, Mr. Arturo Luna, was received by Antoine Petit on Thursday 2 March at the CNRS for the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two parties.

The CNRS and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Colombia (MINCIENCIAS) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the presence of Nobel Prize winner Serge Haroche to strengthen their scientific collaboration.

From left to right : Carolina Díaz – Antoine Petit – Arturo Luis Luna Tapia – Serge Haroche – Alain Schuhl ©CNRS

The CNRS is currently involved in various international research networks and projects in Colombia, particularly in the fields of human and social sciences and ecology and the environment. Researchers from the institution are involved in the international project on Amazonian biodiversity (CEBACOL) associated with Guyana and Brazil or in the international networks HITAL “Transatlantic History of Latin American Anthropologies”, and REHVIF “Living in the cities of the future”. Also noteworthy is the presence of the CNRS through a branch of the French Institute of Andean Studies (IFEA) in Bogotá in partnership with the National University of Colombia (UNAL).


More information on the CNRS international projects and networks in Colombia:
– Projet sur sur la biodiversité amazonienne CEBACOL
– Réseau Habiter les villes du futur REHVIF
– Réseau Transatlantic History of Latin American Anthropologies HITAL

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