ERIC Number: ED066305
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Conference of Ministers of Education and Those Responsible for the Promotion of Science and Technology in Relation to Development in Latin America and the Caribbean Convened in Cooperation with ECLA and OAS, Venezuela, December 1971, Final Report.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Summarized in this report are commission reports, resolutions, and recommendations offered to a 1971 UNESCO conference dealing with education, science, technology, and development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The narrative material serves to illuminate the Conference objectives to: (1) review the progress made in education since a 1966 conference relating to education and economic planning, (2) consider the reform and democratization of secondary education, with particular reference to the development of science teaching, (3) identify needs in respect of regional cooperation with regard to higher education, especially in science, technology and agriculture and to university scientific research, and (4) examine the Director-General's proposals concerning regional integration in Latin America in the fields of UNESCO's competence. Additional material includes the conference addresses, and lists of documents and participants. The Conference was held in Caraballeda, Venezuela, December 6-15, 1971, with the cooperation of UNESCO, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Organization of American States. (BL)
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).