University in Contramaestre for local development

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The Municipal University Centre of Contramaestre has already launched the call for the 4th Local Development Workshop on June 19, which will be preceded by environmental protection activities and others involving institutions with direct impact on the progress of the municipality.

According to Rubusel Segura, deputy director of the University in Contramaestre municipality, “the workshop will aim at promoting exchanges to socialize the experiences and scientific advances showing the impact of the University in the different processes taking place in the territory.”

This shows that the current University’s relationship to society, the state, business, other academic and scientific institutions is vital so that, through synergy, it can better contribute to the demands of today’s society, which is advancing and changing at an unprecedented rate.

Segura also empahasized that this kind of event promote respectful alliance use of biodiversity, historical memory and spirituality. This means the the University in Contramaestre is following the current trend which approaches local development taking into account coherent relationship between economic and social development and environment care.

Following the workshop, there will be a local celebration of Environment Day on June 5, and on June 12, a local history project will be announced, and which will be headed by PhD. Luis Enrique Jerez, professor at the University.

“The call is extensive; for professors and students of the University, as well as for the institutions of the municipality, mainly to the agro-industrial entities, which have to do with local development, informed Segura.

The current University’s relationship to society, the state, business, other academic and scientific institutions is vital so that, through synergy, it can better contribute to the demands of today’s society, which is advancing and changing at an unprecedented rate.

The University develops a set of processes through which it can achieve the desired impact on knowledge management as the basis for local development, but this effort does not meet the needs of a current situation that urgently needs to generate environmental reflection, awareness of peace and negotiation, empathy, solidarity and social vocation. For this reason, it is insisted that the University goes beyond the walls of technical training and works on the development of professional competencies that allow for an integrated, inclusive and equitable education.

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