HAVANA, 17 July 2017.- After the launching of the #NoMásBloqueo poster contest within the framework of the Fourteenth Design Week 2017, we have received applications from persons from various countries around the world to participate in the contest. Therefore we have decided to broaden the convocation and extend the term for applications.
Designers, artists and students from Cuba and on the international scene may apply; they may participate as individuals or in groups of up to 5 persons and they may present more than one poster per participant.
New York, 18 July 2017.At the General Debate of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development and after remembering the words of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz, as President of the Non-Aligned Movement, during the 34th session of the UN General Assembly, Cuba regretted the global situation continues to be alarming, despite 38 years have elapsed since he uttered these ‘prophetic words’.
New York, 10 July 2017.The United Nations Organization inaugurated today the High-level political forum on sustainable development, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), aimed at following-up to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals.
The main theme of the Forum is ‘Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world’.