INT/03/K10 - Caribbean Postgraduate Center
Submitter: Universidad de Oriente (East University) from Cuba
Subcontractor: not required
Priority area: Technical cooperation among developing countries
Participating/beneficiary countries: 5 countries (Cape Verde, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador and Venezuela)
PGTF input: US$ 25,000
Other inputs: US$ 111,500
Duration: Two (2) years
Approval: 26th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 19 September 2002)
Completion: Final report submitted on 23 April 2014.
Impact:: Developed programme aimed to guarantee access to postgraduate education for Cuban and Caribbean Basin students. Participants comprised 156 students and professionals also including from Cape Verde, Ecuador and Venezuela. The programme provided course-work, capacity building and training of participants, teaching of Spanish language to non-Spanish speaking participants, and setting up a virtual laboratory to permit distance learning via information and communication technologies.
||Dr. Pedro Beatón Soler
Address: Ave. Patricio Lumumba S/N, Santiago de Cuba 90 500, República de Cuba
Telephone: 53 226 631832
Fax: 53 226 632689 / 53 226 686203
Email: pbeaton @ rect.uo.edu.cu