Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI)

Instituto Interamericano para la Investigación del Cambio Global

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History

13 May 1992, Montevideo (Uruguay), when 16 governments of Latin America and North America signed the Agreement Establishing the Institute. The Agreement entered into force 11 Mar 1994 with the formal ratification of the Agreement by 6 countries.

Aims

Promote regional cooperation for interdisciplinary research on aspects of global change related to the sciences of earth, ocean, atmosphere and environment and to social sciences, with particular attention to impacts on ecosystems and biodiversity, to socio-economic impacts and technologies and economic aspects associated with the mitigation of and adaptation to global change; improve public awareness and provide scientific information to governments for the development of public policy relevant to global change.

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Activities

Research/documentation; knowledge management/information dissemination.

Structure

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Languages

English, French, Portuguese, Spanish.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 7 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 19 countries
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Subjects *

  • Climatology
    • Climate
  • Geography
    • Ecology
  • Research, Standards
    • Research
  • Interdisciplinarity
    • Interdisciplinarity
  • Harmony
    • Diversity

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E1921

Last News Received

2018
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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