Official photo of the twenty second of the ACS Ministerial Meeting

Official Photo of the Twenty Second ACS Ministerial Meeting

Submitted by editor on Fri, 03/10/2017 - 15:43

 

CUBA, March 10, 2017 .- The official photo of the twenty second Ordinary Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), held in Cuba, was taken in front of the famous ‘El carro de la Revolución’ Mural located on the first floor of the Habana Libre Tryp hotel, in the populated Havana’s Vedado neighborhood.

The emblematic work is allegorical to the Cuban Revolution it is composed of 555 hand-made independent pottery parts and then assembled in 1973 in its current location. Its author, the outstanding painter and ceramist Alfredo Sosabravo is one of the 20th century Cuban art avant-garde artists, and he is a National Plastic Arts Prizewinner.

The twenty second Association of Caribbean States Ordinary Meeting of the Council of Ministers, inaugurated in the presence of Cuba’s President Raúl Castro Ruz, has confirmed the steady process of strengthening and dynamism the ACS has been displaying, especially after the 7th Summit, held in June 2016 in Havana, as a space for concerted actions, cooperation and peace for the region. (Cubaminrex)

 

ASC Secretary General calls to develop strategies and move forward

ACS Secretary General calls to develop strategies and move forward

Submitted by editor on Fri, 03/10/2017 - 16:21

 

HAVANA, March 10, 2017. – The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) Secretary General June Soomer called the member states of the association to regroup, develop strategies and move forward. The meeting, in which Cuba will transfer the ACS pro tempore presidency to Venezuela, is taking place at the Habana Libre Tryp hotel of Havana.

Dr. Soomer thanked her ratification as Secretary General of the Association. She said that she will promote good human relations and the excellence to work like a team, and she said that she will give the ACS visibility, since her purpose is to make the people and the governments know the organization.

The ACS Secretary General began her address paying tribute to the former President of Haiti René Preval. She said that the ACS joins the peoples and the governments of the Caribbean to express the deepest condolences for the decease of that great son President Preval was. (Cubaminrex)  

 

Latin American Ambassadors visited the National Observatory of Athens

Latin American Ambassadors visited the National Observatory of Athens

Last March 10, the Latin American Ambassadors in Athens had a meeting with the Director of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) Dr. Manolis Plionis , at the visitors centre in Pentelli , where is located the Newall telescope and its Dome. The Observatory has 3 research centres that are: Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Aplications and Remote Sensing; Institute of Environmental Research and Sustainable Development and the Institute of Geodynamics.

The Association of African Universities shows interest in strengthening ties with Cuba

The Ambassador of Cuba, Pedro Luis Despaigne González, welcomed Professor Etienne Ehouan Ehile, Secretary General of the Association of African Universities (AAU) and his entourage, and during a friendly meeting, exposed how Cuba had cooperated with African countries in training their young people. In the same way, the Cuban diplomat stressed the historic links between Cuba and Ghana.

Raúl presides 22nd ACS-AEC Ministerial Council Meeting

With the President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raúl Castro presiding, the 22nd Ministerial Council Meeting of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS-AEC) was inaugurated March 10 in Havana
        
With the President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Army General, Raúl Castro presiding, the 22nd Ministerial Council Meeting of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS-AEC) was inaugurated March 10 in Havana.
 

Zimbabwe´s Minister of Education meets with Cuban Ambassador

The Zimbabwe´s Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Lazarus Dokora reiterated to the Cuban ambassador his interest in expanding the ties of collaboration with Cuba in the field of education.

During an informal meeting, the Zimbabwean minister explained to the Cuban diplomat the process of reforms that his ministry is introducing in primary and secondary education, where the Cuban experience will be useful.

Cuban projects among those discussed at the ACS Cooperation Conference.

At the conclusion of the 1st Conference of Cooperation of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), in which representatives of 71 delegations exchanged in the Havana Ambassadors Hall of the Hotel Habana Libre, ACS Secretary General June Soomer thanked the opportunity Provided by Cuba as host country: "The Association is composed of small countries that do not have the possibility to meet, but Cuba has provided this space to meet both donors and member states." There are several projects for the benefit of the integral development of the region that were presented at the working session, p

Successful conclusion of the AEC Senior Officials Meeting

The Segment of Senior Officials of the XXII Ordinary Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Association of Caribbean States (AEC), which met today at the Tryp Habana Libre Hotel, was an auspicious space to support the process of strengthening the Association and the Commitments and agreements endorsed in the Declaration and Plan of Action of Havana, adopted at the VII Summit of the Association, held in June 2016, in the Cuban capital.

ACS seeks in Cuba partnerships to unlock Caribbean potential

Cuba aims to create joint partnerships with the countries of the Caribbean that promote joint development, respecting culture, history and taking advantage of common factors, according to Cuban officials who offered a press conference in the framework of the Senior Officials Segment Of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), in which they called for increased exchange among countries in the region as part of a strategic alliance.

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