The Ministry of Education of the Republic of Cuba and the Palace of Conventions in Havana, under the auspices of regional and international organizations related to education, are pleased to announce the holding of the next edition of Pedagogy Congress, which will take place from 30 January to 3 February 2017, in Havana city.
This new appointment calls, as always, to the unity of educators as a substantial element to further promote integration among our countries, exchange experiences, join forces and efforts for realizing the goals agreed at regional conferences as an example of partnership in our fight for a better world.
The complexity of today's world, with its acute economic and social contradictions, the accelerated development of science and technology, the battle to eradicate illiteracy, as an initial step to achieve universal access to quality education without exclusions, they all constitute indispensable premises to consider in finding ways that promote sustainable development in our countries. In this effort , education must play a major role , which requires propose strategies and approaches integrators and humanists, as useful tools to better understand the world today , to the challenges faced by people in this century.
With these assumptions, we call on teachers, professors, educators, researchers and leaders in the region to participate in the Congress Pedagogy 2017. Its objective will be achieved as a broad exchange of experiences conducive to the achievement of quality education for all throughout life, through solidarian cooperation in civic education, respect for cultural diversity, national identity and the formation of generations of the highest human values universally accepted.
We look forward to your presence.
Cordially,PH. D. Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella Minister of Education Chair, Organizing Committee