Díaz-Canel: Education, science and culture can and must transform the world

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Díaz-Canel: Education, science and culture can and must transform the world

Havana, November 13, 2021.- Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel congratulated the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.

On behalf of the Cuban people and government, the President conveyed their appreciation to the organization.

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Dr. Guzman dedicates UNESCO prize to Cuban science

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Deeply moved, Dr. Maria Guadalupe Guzman said the prize awarded by UNESCO to her work is a recognition to Cuba and a lifetime devoted to science. The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) reported that the Cuban expert in sciences and director of Research, Diagnose and Reference at the Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute (IPK) is one of the five awarded women by geographical regions.

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

Cuba, UNESCO
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

Cuba, UNESCO

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.