The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru presents the official website of the VIII Summit of the Americas, which will be held in Lima, Peru, on April 13rd and 14th. The website is available at the following link:
The website contains the general program, news and information about the Plenary Session of the Summit, as well as various forums that will be held within the framework of this event, such as the III Americas Business Summit, the Civil Society and Social Actors Forum, the V Young Americas Forum, the Indigenous Peoples Forum and the III Meeting of the ParlAmericas Open Parliament Network. It also incorporates information on logistical issues such as accommodation, transportation, visa processing, accreditation, among other issues of interest.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru, in collaboration with Peruvian universities and institutions dedicated to the field of research and innovation, has designed and published "The Little Book of Science, Technology and Innovation in Peru", which can be accessed in our institutional web page:
This publication, edited in Spanish and English languages, will contribute to promote Peruvian potential in the field of research and innovation.
English version: https://goo.gl/xZr47t
Spanish version: https://goo.gl/Eexxu8
The International Development Research Center (IDRC) based in Ottawa, Canada is currently calling for applications under its “IDRC Research Awards”. Research award recipients will undertake a one-year paid program of research and will receive hands-on experience in research management, grant administration, and the creation, dissemination, and use of knowledge from an international perspective.
This call is open to Canadians and citizens of developing countries pursuing OR who have completed a master’s and/or doctoral degree at a recognized university. Further details on programs eligible and specific requirements:
Navy training ship BAP Union earned first place in its category at Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, a major international event for sailing ships.
The race saw more than 20 vessels from 14 countries.
Both the four-masted barque Union (Peru) and the U.S. Coast Guard's Eagle were leading the way, followed by other vessels such as Training Ship Guayas (Ecuador), Esmeralda (Chile), Alexander von Humboldt (Germany) and Europa (the Netherlands), among others.
Following a successful participation, Union took the first spot in the overall ranking and its category. It was also the fastest ship in the competition.
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We share with you a video made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru regarding Peru’s candidacy for its re-election to the International Maritime Organization (IMO)
Peru have been chosen to host the 10th World Potato Congress in Cusco, Peru in 2018, an event organized by the non-profit World Potato Congress (WPC) Inc., which is dedicated to supporting the global growth and development of the potato. The designation of Peru as host country marks the first time that the Congress will be held in Latin America.
The 10th World Potato Congress is expected to attract more than 800 potato scientists and industry representatives from around the world. It will be held in the Peruvian city of Cusco, high in the Andes. The former capital of the Incan empire, Cusco lies in a region where people have been growing potatoes for thousands of years.
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Peruvian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ricardo Luna, meets with Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Stephane Dion, on the sidelines of APEC 2016, to discuss issues of their bilateral agenda.
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We share with you a news article published by “Agencia Andina de Noticias” regarding the successful Road Show of Investment and Trade, held on October 26th 2016, which was organised by the Embassy of Peru in Canada.
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