HAVANA, Cuba, Sep 3 (ACN) Cuba will participate next Thursday, September 10, in a meeting organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean.
According to information offered on Twitter by the Cuban National Commission for UNESCO, the country will be represented by Abel Prieto Jimenez, president of the renowned cultural institution Casa de las Americas, and Yahima Esquivel Moynelo, Cuban ambassador to UNESCO.
The online meeting will be transmitted on Facebook Live platform from 5:00 pm to 7:40 pm and will be attended by prominent intellectuals to discuss from the social and cultural perspective.
It will feature two panels, one focusing on the Latin American and Caribbean society's perception of the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and the other will be dedicated to thinking about the impact of the crisis caused by the disease in this region and in others around the world.
Alicia Barcenas, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Rigoberta Menchu, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and Gabriela Ramos, Assistant Director General for Social and Human Sciences of UNESCO, are also invited to the meeting.