Venezuelan government and UNESCO strengthen bilateral cooperation

The Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs, Yván Gil, met with the director of the office of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Julio Carranza, based in Quito, for Venezuela, Colombia, Bolivia and Ecuador, who is currently in the country, where they talked about bilateral cooperation.

We held an important meeting with the director of the UNESCO Regional Office, Julio Carranza, to talk about new routes of bilateral cooperation that will allow us to promote the efforts and progress of the Bolivarian Government in educational, social and cultural matters,” stated the chancellor through social networks.

Recently, Carranza visited the headquarters of the Central University of Venezuela (UCV), declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity, and acknowledged the great progress that has been made in the restoration of the University City. On September 22, UNESCO also signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of People’s Power for Water.

In June, the director of UNESCO was present at the first Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Science, Technology and Innovation of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac), which was held in the Venezuelan capital, where he stated that Science is essential to solve the needs of Latin America and the Caribbean.