CAMAGÜEY.- The 27th National Seminar of Schools Associated to the UNESCO (Organization of United Nations for the Education, Science and Culture) foreseen from April 23 until April 25, will take the city of Camagüey as venue. The event will have the attendance of Department of Education officials, members of the Regional Office of the UNESCO and the representation of all the educational centers of the country associated to the organization.

In order to encourage the peace, the education, the happiness of the children, the knowledge, the care of the environment and the values, the UNESCO has approximately 75 associated schools in Cuba. With the peculiarity of possessing three of these centers, the city provides a wide program which official opening will be on Tuesday, the 23rd in the theater of the Academy of the Arts Vicentina de la Torre.

The primary school Josué País García will be the first one in the visit, there will be a presentation of all the projects of the UNESCO that are executed in the above mentioned center. Likewise, they will exhibit their chore the school Ana Betancourt de Mora and the Pre-university Institute Rafael Guerras Vives.

Multiple conferences and workshops will be part of the event. Among the conferences to be presented stand out the talk on the educational attention of the children, the girls and the adolescents in the solutions search against school violence, by Dr. Miguel Llivina Lavigne, officer of education of the UNESCO, and a presentation about good practices in the project frame of the organization.

A great responsibility and a pride mean for Camagüey to receive the above mentioned event. Magalys Ochoa Curriel, director of the primary school Josué País García, told in interview with Adelante, that to achieve the requisites to be associated supposes a hard and constant work, effort that will be recognized this April 23 when in each of the presentations the determination should be seen and the effort of all for perpetuating the happiness and the peace.

Translated by Linet Acuña Quilez.