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Cuba to host Ibero-American meeting of professional construction women



HAVANA, Cuba, Sep 4 (ACN) The event Cuba for the 25th anniversary of the Ibero-American Meetings of Women Engineers, Architects and Surveyors (EIMIAA) will start this Thursday at the Hotel Nacional.

A conference on the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana on November 16 will be the main topic of the opening ceremony, followed by another on Gender; Equality and Opportunities, Antonia Amalia Gonzalez Almeida, President of the Organizing Committee, informed in exclusive to the Cuban News Agency.
Delegates from Bolivia, Cuba, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru and the Dominican Republic confirmed their presence at this meeting.
The Mexican engineer-architect Rosalia Zepahua Peralta, president of the EIMIAA, is one of the personalities who will participate in the event, she is also a member of its honorary committee.
According to the program, Cuban experts will speak on Thursday about sustainable urban development and the New Cuban Urban Agenda, while a Mexican will do it about the inclusive city and its expression in the territory.
The Cuban State Plan for tackling climate change, known as Tarea Vida, will also be the focus of the professionals.
The closing ceremony, mainly organized by the Cuban National Union of Architects and Construction Engineers, is scheduled for Saturday at the Plaza Convention Center, in Varadero, Matanzas.

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