Senior UNESCO Official to Visit Cuba

Qiang Tang, UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Education, will pay an official visit to Cuba from February 14 to 16, was reported in Paris today.

The official will be accompanied by David Atchoarena, Director of the Division for Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems.

Both confirmed their presence at the 10th International Congress on Higher Education University 2016, an important forum for exchange of ideas and discussion, which will be held at the Conference Center in Havana.

Qiang Tang will participate in the opening ceremony of the event and will visit important educational centers in the city, which carry out a commendable work. Some of these centers carry out their work associated with Unesco.

UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Education also will meet with Cuban government officials of the education sector and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

On many occasions, UNESCO has recognized the leadership of Cuba in this sector, according to a note released by the permanent delegation of Cuba to UNESCO.

Cuba was the only country in Latin America and the Caribbean to achieve the objectives of the post-2015 education agenda.

(Prensa Latina)


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