Deadline for submission: 31st May 2019
INGSA-Latin America is calling for submission of essays on the state of science advice to governments in Latin American and Caribbean countries.
This competition is open to all scientists, professionals and policy makers that have participated in an INGSA science advice to government workshop that were held in 2017 and 2018 in Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Kingston, Lima, Panamá and Sao Paulo.
The essays should address the state of science advice to regional, provincial, municipal or national legislative and/or executive branches of governments.
A prize of US $300 and a diploma will be awarded to the best 10 essays and one essay will be awarded US $1500 grant to support the presentation of a paper at a conference to be held in the Latin America and Caribbean region during the second semester of 2019.