U.S., Mexico announce Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation and Research
- U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Pena Nieto announced Thursday that the two countries would form a Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation and Research.
- The two countries will use the forum to promote increased access to higher education for people in underserved demographics, particularly in STEM fields, and will also utilize it to expand educational exchanges and joint research on education and learning, and to share best practices.
- The forum is the latest of many educational collaborations with Mexico and is expected to build upon the previous educational and research partnerships, in addition to drawing on expertise from both countries' higher educational communities.
From the article:
Today President Obama and President Pena Nieto announced the formation of a Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation, and Research to expand economic opportunities for citizens of both countries and to develop a 21st century workforce for our mutual economic prosperity. The Presidents reaffirmed their belief that greater educational opportunities will further our shared goals in all areas of the rich and extensive partnership between the United States and Mexico. ...
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