Cuba denounces at UNESCO US blockade impact on Covid-19 times

Cuba's Ambassador to UNESCO Yahima Esquivel denounced at a UNESCO forum the obstacles posed in the fight against Covid-19 by the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against the country. The blockade is the fundamental impediment to the acquisition of medicines, health equipment, materials and supplies needed to fight against the pandemic, the diplomat noted on her speech at the Ethical Considerations of the Covid-19 Crisis from a Global Perspective event.

UNESCO congratulates Cuba on anniversary of its revolution


The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) congratulated Cuba on the 62nd anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution on January 1. The Cuban permanent mission to the multilateral UN body said in a statement that it had received a congratulatory letter for the Cuban Government and people on the occasion of the historic date. In the letter, the UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Priority Africa and External Relations, Firmin Matoko, highlighted the ties that have always existed between Cuba and the UN agency.

Cuba favors ethical approach to artificial intelligence at UNESCO


Cuban Permanent Delegate at UNESCO Yahima Esquivel on Tuesday expressed her country's support for artificial intelligence development from an ethical perspective. When speaking at a virtual forum to tackle down on artificial intelligence challenges, Yahima Esquivel harped on the significance that this science highlights the value of solidarity and life in harmony.

Cuba among the seven countries in Latin America that achieve gender parity in scientific research 


Cuba and six other Latin American countries have achieved gender parity in scientific research, according to the report Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in Latin America and the Caribbean prepared by UNESCO. The document, jointly prepared by the United Nations Organization for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and UNESCO's Regional Office for Science in Latin America and the Caribbean, highlighted that seven nations in the region, including Cuba.

Cuba and UNESCO will address the political, economic, and health challenges posed by the COVID


Cuba and UNESCO will address the political, economic, and health challenges posed by the COVID

Paris, September 9, 2020.- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, and Cuba will open an online forum on Thursday to address the economic, political, and health challenges arising from the Covid-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean.