In Brazil, it is a constitutional right that every citizen should have access to knowledge. In this context, it is the mission of the Department of Popularization and Diffusion of Science and Technology to make sure that scientific-technological knowledge is accessible to all. Therefore, the Department promotes and supports events and activities related to science communication and diffusion, in order to reach peoples of all ages, cultural backgrounds, social classes and education. In this context, we pay special attention to The National Week of Science and Technology, an effective tool for science communication and promotion of social inclusion in Brazil.

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Communication of science and technology as an instrument for social inclusion

Leda Sampson   Ministry of Science and Technology,Brazil

Ildeu Moreira   Ministry of Science and Technology,Brazil

In Brazil, it is a constitutional right that every citizen should have access to knowledge. In this context, it is the mission of the Department of Popularization and Diffusion of Science and Technology to make sure that scientific-technological knowledge is accessible to all. Therefore, the Department promotes and supports events and activities related to science communication and diffusion, in order to reach peoples of all ages, cultural backgrounds, social classes and education. In this context, we pay special attention to The National Week of Science and Technology, an effective tool for science communication and promotion of social inclusion in Brazil.

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