HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 10 (ACN) The events marking Cuban Science Day will continue until April, a sign of the importance of this date established in 1990 at the instance of Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro.
The most relevant fact of its program is that Havana will host once again the main event of the commemoration on Saturday 15th on account of its relevant scientific, technological and innovative results.
Authorities of the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment (CITMA) announced that its national activities this month include the awards ceremony to grant the Carlos J. Finlay Order—the highest distinction of the Cuban Government to nationals and foreigners for their contributions to the development of science for the benefit of mankind—the National Innovation Award and the Special Commendations of the Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC) for scientific research results.
Furthermore, a meeting of the National Commission of Scientific and Technological Categories is scheduled for February, as is a workshop to present the Report of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
Also in April, there will be CITMA’s Awards Ceremony for Student Researchers, Young Researchers and Young Technologists, along with events and recognitions in other provinces and workshops to socialize experiences in the Technical Advisory and Scientific Councils.
The provinces of Matanzas and Villa Clara were declared Outstanding in this kind of emulation to earn the venue of Cuban Science Day celebrations, held since 1990, three decades after Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro outlined the bases of the policy of human training and professional-scientific development of the country.