The minister stressed that the event was marked by debates on the most pressing issues of the general and higher education, which have an impact on the improvement of the education systems.
The increased participation of European countries, such as Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary, and the presence of around 200 delegates from 35 nations stand out in an event that, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, was held in person and virtually.
The Caribbean nation hosted representatives of international agencies and organizations, rectors, ministers, academics, experts and students.
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel received several of those foreign delegations,” the minister said, “and this is an example of the country’s will to continue developing a sector that is globally recognized due to its quality.
Access to higher education for all, the implementation of science to the development of the country, equality, social justice, the compliance with the 2030 agenda, professionals’ training and the university-company link were issues of the agenda since the congress started on Monday.
University 2022 concludes this Friday with the keynote lecture “Challenges to the university in times of the transition from pandemic to post-pandemic world,” by Dominican-Brazilian intellectual and friar Frei Betto.