About the Meeting

The Fourth Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Science and Technology (IV REMCYT), Inclusive Innovation: Key to Reduce Inequalities and Increase Productivity in the Region was held on March 10-11, 2015, in Guatemala City, Guatemala. The Government of Guatemala hosted the Meeting through its National Secretariat for Science and Technology (SENACYT).

The main objective of the meeting was to set a hemispheric cooperation agenda in the framework of The Plan of Action of Guatemala 2016-2020. The meeting also offered the opportunity for Ministers and High Authorities to share experiences on the implementation of the commitments adopted during the previous Ministerial Meeting held in Panama in 2011.

Moreover, the conclusions arising from this Ministerial Meeting have been presented to the consideration of the Heads of State and Government of the Hemisphere during the Seventh Summit of the Americas under the theme, Prosperity with Equity: The Challenge of Cooperation in the Americas, held in Panama, in April, 2015.