Venezuela highlights progress in public policies at UNESCO
During his participation in the 216th session of the UNESCO Executive Council, Rodolfo Pérez, Permanent Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the organization, rejected the blockade, defended the sovereignty of peoples and praised progress in public policies for social inclusion. developed in the country.
During his presentation, Pérez explained that Venezuela condemns the coercive, unilateral and criminal measures against the people and “we demand respect for the Charter of the United Nations; Despite the blockade, we are moving forward in public policies for social inclusion that guarantee education, science and culture.
He stressed that in 2005 “Venezuela was declared before this body a zone free of illiteracy” and recalled that a strong universal educational system has been built, with a municipal and humanized, public and free education, Which ranges from preschool to university.
He also stressed that “there are more than 150,000 teachers in Venezuela who are in training as well as education professionals.”
cultural and scientific progress
On the cultural issue, Rodolfo Pérez highlighted the work done by the Venezuelan system of choirs and orchestras, where more than one million children and adolescents participate.
He highlighted the recent legislative work on inclusion done by the nation, noting that “Venezuela recently approved a law on comprehensive care for people with autism spectrum, making it the tenth country to do so.”
Similarly, this 2023 we open the doors to the Science and Technology Park as part of the program to launch the Antonio José de Sucre National Experimental Polytechnic University’s recommendation of open science policies.
He also said: “Venezuela is capable of presenting more than one annual file of cultural elements and, in addition, advises other countries that need it.”
Finally, he reiterated that Venezuela believes in and practices the Bolivarian Diplomacy of Peace and assured: “Only peace guarantees life on this planet. For peace to exist, there has to be respect for the sovereignty of the people. For the highest values of society, it must be reconciled with the fact that there are good wars and not bad wars, justifying wars sponsored by the big media or the financial economic war that is being waged against Venezuela. Has been,” he said.