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Assembly and CUNEAC are preparing to conclude an agreement

01.12.2020 125 просмотров

The Eurasian Peoples' Assembly and CUNEAC are preparing to conclude an agreement. At the online meeting, it was decided to focus on the further development of active cooperation through the international volunteer program for sustainable development and representation to work with the countries of Africa and Latin America, as well as south-west Europe, including Spain and Portugal.


On November 25, the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly held an online working meeting with the leaders of the International University Center for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CUNEAC, according to the abbreviation in Spanish) of the University of Cadiz, Spain, Rafael Jimenez Castañeda, Vice-Rector for Internationalization of the University and Andres Santana Arribas, Head Center of CUNEAC.

On behalf of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, the meeting was attended by Svetlana Konstantinovna Smirnova, First Deputy Secretary General - Head of the General Secretariat, Yulia Igorevna Petrova, Deputy Head of the General Secretariat for International Cooperation, Svetlana Sergeevna Tagieva, Head of the Department for Science and Education, Kira Romanovna Kovnat, Head of the Department for Cooperation with International Organizations.

During the meeting, issues of further development of cooperation were considered and agreed upon, including:

  • Created ie the International Volunteer Program for Sustainable Development. The University of Cadiz offered its platform for the joint holding of the First Youth Forum on International Volunteering and Sustainable Development with the participation of international partners of both organizations to determine the goals and form plans for the volunteer movement;
  • Organization with the participation of the University of Assembly Days in Cadiz Cadiz, in order to create successful partnerships and interaction of civil society institutions in the Eurasian space;
  • Opening in Cadiz, with the assistance of CUNEAC, a representative office of the Assembly to work with the countries of Africa and Latin America, as well as south-west Europe, including Spain and Portugal.

It should be noted that the geographical location of the city of Cadiz at the intersection of economic, cultural and humanitarian corridors between the continents largely determined the important place of the university in the internationalization of educational and educational programs in Spain and Europe. Also, this city is of particular importance for Russian-Spanish relations, since it was in this city that diplomatic relations between the two countries were established on December 4, 1667.

The opening prospects for cooperation will allow the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly to reach a new level of integration cooperation for implementation of the mission to establish peace and harmony between peoples.

The Eurasian Peoples' Assembly and the University of Cadiz have begun to prepare documents and agreements defining further partnership.

For reference

The Eurasian Peoples' Assembly is an international non-governmental organization aimed at forming a social integration model in the name of establishing peace and harmony through the development of multilateral cooperation and public (people's) diplomacy in the Eurasian space. At present, the Assembly unites representatives of more than 40 countries. The Assembly has concluded more than 80 agreements with partners from 15 countries in various fields of activity: culture, entrepreneurship, development of integration ties between the peoples of Eurasia, public diplomacy. Website - eurasia-assembly.org.

The International University Center for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CUNEAC) was founded in 2019 as part of the organizational structure of the Vice-Rector for Internationalization of the University of Cadiz, reporting directly to the Vice-Rector for Internationalization and created to develop cooperation and educational, scientific, cultural and multidisciplinary projects with the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The CUNEAC Center is a continuation of the project of the Russian-Spanish University Center, which in the period from 2008 to 2019 created the largest partner network with the post-Soviet countries in the history of Spanish universities. CUNEAC works closely with the Center for Russian Language and Culture "Pushkin Institute" of the University of Cadiz, the leading university center in the field of Russian language and culture both in the city and province of Cadiz, and in Andalusia, Spain and internationally. Website - eac.uca.es.

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