December 3, 2021

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Cuba to increase cooperation in the field of education

Cuba to increase cooperation in the field of education

Havana-. Within the framework of the 41st General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Cuban Minister of Education, Ina Elsa Velazquez-Copila, exchanged several of her counterparts, in order to increase cooperation in educational affairs. .

The Permanent Mission of Cuba to UNESCO stated via Twitter that the senior official met with the heads of the sector from Syria, Dominica, Mozambique, Equatorial Guinea, the Dominican Republic and Venezuela.

“Elsa_ena, holds a meeting with its counterparts from Syria, Dominica, Mozambique, Equatorial Guinea, Dominican Republic and Venezuela, within the framework of #41ConferenciaGeneral #UNESCO. #Cuba is engaged in the function of cooperation and development in the field of education,” the letter says.

For his part, Velázquez Copila noted in the same social network that the representative of the Ministry of Education of the Dominican Republic expressed his desire to cooperate with Cuba in the areas of technical and vocational education, special education, training and teacher training.

Similarly, at the request of the Minister of Education of Dominica, the largest of the Antilles has expressed its willingness to sign an agreement for cooperation in the field of technical, vocational and early childhood education.

The Cuban Minister of Education is heading the island’s delegation to the 41st General Conference of UNESCO, which will be held until November 24 in the French capital, Paris.

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On Thursday, Ina Elsa Velásquez-Cubella, in discussing the Forum’s general policy, reiterated her country’s commitment to the organization, as well as the Cuban government’s will to continue strengthening cooperation.

Also, at the high-level session on the future of education, the representative of Antilles emphasized that the challenges the sector currently faces require debate, collective thinking, international cooperation and the political will of governments.