Students, professors and managers of the institutions of houses of high studies of the world will meet in Havana to hold from the 10th to the 14th of February the XII International Congress of Higher Education, University 2020.
Convened by Cuban universities under the motto The University and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the conclave becomes an opportunity to discuss, among other topics, the contribution of university processes, their integration to university training and teaching and the creation of a global citizenship around sustainability.
It will also be a unique moment to exchange on the integration of the 2030 Agenda in the strategies and policies of the sector, as well as cooperation initiatives for sustainable development.
Universidad 2020 is also announced as a space-promoting event for the consultation and follow-up of the declaration and action plan of the Regional Conference on Higher Education for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Universities, as historical and heritage institutions, are committed, from their own essences, to the sustainable development of humanity. Only with this vision is it possible to interpret the social, scientific and extension relevance of undergraduate and graduate programs.
The International Congress of Higher Education University 2020 will be enriched with the experience of researchers, who during the session will discuss the Sustainable Development Goals, based on themes derived from this Agenda.