The Secretaría General Iberoamericana (Iberian American General Secretariat) and the UNESCO sign an agreement to cooperate in education, science and culture / SEGIB
On November 19th, in Paris, the Iberian-American general secretary, Rebeca Grynspan, and the general director of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, signed an agreement memorandum to cooperate in the areas of education, science, culture and communication and information, in the Latin American region.
The agreement aims to promote the improvement of quality in the region’s education, strengthen the teaching profession, and make academic mobility between countries easier.
In the field of natural sciences, the Secretaría General Iberoamericana – SEGIB (Iberian American General Secretariat) and UNESCO will work together in the Latin American and Caribbean Sciences Open Forum (CILAC), which will have its next edition in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in September 2020.
The UNESCO and the SEGIB will also jointly foment the following activities: the fight against the illicit traffic of cultural assets, the promotion of a creative economy and activities for the conservation of the cultural heritage.