HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 7 (ACN) - Specialists from Cuba and China are holding a seminar in Havana on the contribution of the digital economy to the achievement of sustainable development goals.
The workshop will run until Jan. 12 at the Hotel Nacional de Cuba and will be taught by professors from the School of Foreign Trade of Shandong, China.
One of the goals to be achieved in the seminar is to deepen in the impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), as well as in the implementation of measures to improve the welfare of citizens.
The training program will also provide information on experiences in handling and protecting large volumes of data; obtain greater clarity on progress in e-government and e-commerce and the integration of ICTs with food production systems, water management and health services.
The opening ceremony was chaired by the General Director of Informatics of the Cuban Ministry of Communications, Miguel Gutierrez Rodriguez; Hong Xiao, Economic Advisor of the Chinese Embassy to Cuba; and Quin Cuiyin, Director of Shandong University of Foreign Trade.