Cuba with a broad agenda in the Unesco Executive Council

Paris - Cuba meets this month an extensive program within the Executive Board of Unesco, which focuses its work on the follow-up to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, said the permanent delegation of the island.

According to the representation, activities in this capital, at the headquarters of the United Nations organization dedicated to education, science and culture, include the work of the Committee on Conventions and Recommendations of the 207th session of the Executive Council, body decision of 58 countries of which Cuba is a member.

This forum examined reports on the application of Unesco's normative instruments, related to its competence, the preservation of documentary heritage, the protection and promotion of museums and their collections and the right to education, science and culture, as well as transparency and cooperation.

The participation of the greater island of the Antilles was headed by Oscar León, representative before this body and president of the National Commission of Unesco, accompanied by the permanent delegate of the island, Dulce María Buergo; and other officials.

The Special Committee and that of Non-Governmental Organizations, subsidiary entities of the Executive Council convened to discuss governance, also meet.

Its work will be extended until October 23 with an agenda in which the Draft Program and Budget for the biennium 2020-2021, the strategic transformation process promoted by the Director General, the structured dialogue on financing and the monitoring of the objective stand out. of sustainable development focused on education.

The activities at Unesco headquarters precede the 40th General Conference, scheduled from November 12 to 27 with the participation of Heads of State and Government.

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