It is said that on the night of March 21, 1881, the fiery words of a young Cuban orator moved the illustrious Caracas families at the Club de Comercio in the land of Bolivar after speaking eloquently and profoundly on Latin American unity. "He was not a man; he was the living genius of inspiration," one of the young men who heard José Martí speak there wrote in amazement.
We live in a world of constant, changing and renewed crises. It is not at all a catastrophic or a chronically pessimistic vision of which I do not declare myself a militant, but a reality that, far from being feared, we must continue to face as a primary concept of survival.
Economic and political crises generate in turn social crises and are in short a jumble of instabilities that greatly complicate global efforts for peace, understanding, collaboration and respect for national sovereignty.
The Meeting of Education Ministers of the Group of 77 + China is an opportunity to evaluate the issues that concern all countries in the post-pandemic context, said Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, Minister of Education, in an exclusive interview with Granma newspaper.
This ministerial meeting will be held today, in the context of the XVIII International Congress Pedagogy 2023, which is taking place in the Cuban capital, with the participation of 51 countries.
Two thirds of the Member States of the United Nations.
80% of the world's population
This is the first time that Cuba will chair this negotiating group.