On February 11, at the Universidad 2020 Congress, which is dedicated to higher education, between SFedU and Central University de las Villas im. Marta Abreu signed an Agreement on the opening of a joint Russian-Cuban research laboratory of the theory and practice of education and development of people with special educational needs.
In addition, on this day the delegation of the SFedU headed by Interim Rector Inna Shevchenko held talks with representatives of the Havana University of Computer Science, Guantanamo University and Central University de las Villas named after Martha Abreu, University of Physical Culture and Sports Sciences, Polytechnic University. H.A. Echeverria. During the negotiations, the parties discussed plans and prospects for cooperation in various fields and worked out a roadmap for the implementation of the project of the joint preparatory faculty SFedU-Cuba. A separate item was discussed the issue of cooperation between the Botanical Garden of SFEDU and the Botanical Gardens of Cuban universities. The issue of cooperation was discussed between the Botanical Garden of SFedU and the Botanical Gardens of Cuban universities.
As part of the congress, Interim Rector Inna Shevchenko made a plenary report “International cooperation of SFedU with Cuba and Latin America: new directions and prospects”.
Then interim Rector Inna Shevchenko and Plenipotentiary Representative of the Rector of SFedU Natalya Karpovskaya attended a meeting with Deputy Minister of Higher Education Marina Borovskaya and Deputy Minister of Higher Education Miriam Alpisar Santana, representatives of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation and Russian universities. During the meeting, issues of optimizing cooperation between Russian and Cuban universities were discussed, as well as the problems of the effective use of quotas for the training of foreign citizens.
In the evening, members of the delegation were invited to the reception of Minister of Higher Education of Cuba, José Ramon om Saborido, where they had the honor of being introduced to the President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel.