With the objective of promoting the establishment of an education in values that promotes peace in the integral human being, the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace (GEAP) in Mexico signed a collaboration agreements with Mexican educational institutions, through the International Alliance of Universities for Peace (ALIUP).
More than 70 thousand students will be trained as people who work for their family, their community and their nation, through the development of social intervention programs led by the GEAP, and through education as a strategic, safe and viable tool.
Universities of Mexico join the ALIUP because they recognize their integrating and transforming role of societies, adding wills to build a paradigm shift in higher education.
The International Alliance of Universities for Peace (ALIUP) is a program whose purpose is to create a network of institutions and professionals that promote the formation of a culture of peace and the defense of human rights.
The signing of the agreement was in charge of the rector of this house of studies and the national coordinator of GEAP.
Alliance with the Technological University of Cancún
On January 21, in the facilities of the Technological University of Cancun (UT Cancun) the agreement was finalized. The signing of the agreement was in charge of the rector of this house of studies, Julián Aguilar and the national coordinator of the GEAP, Francisco Guerra González.
Erika Tecanhuey Yzquierdo, coordinator of middle and upper education in the north of the State, made an appearance; Katherine Garza Puha, delegate of the blood bank; Giannina Falcón, president of the KOI Children Foundation; and David Argüelles, in charge of the legal office of the UT Cancun.
Established agenda to dictate school workshops
The activists visited the Secretariat of Public Education of Chetumal, Quintana Roo, with the purpose of meeting with the secretary of education, Ana Vázquez Jiménez, and establishing the agenda to dictate the workshops and training to the student community.
Likewise, the official presentation of the programs and projects developed by the GEAP before rectors, directors and teachers from different educational institutions was scheduled for the month of February.
Attending personalities were also part of the signing of the agreement.
25 educational schools join the ALIUP
On February 8, members of the GEAP and representatives of the Directorate of Technological Education of the State of Veracruz (DET), met in the main hall of this institution in order to sign the collaboration agreement.
Thanks to this alliance, 67,800 students belonging to the 25 schools that make up the Technological Education System of the TED, will receive workshops on a culture of peace, universal values and the projects executed by GEAP.
This event was attended by academic authorities, companies and representatives of the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace, including:
Alejandro Torruco Vera, director of this house of studies
Jazmira Arenas Villegas, the administrative assistant director
Fernando Yrys Hernández, deputy director of planning
María del Carmen González, general director of the Mexican Ship and Container Agency DUBROVNICK S.A. of C.V.
Francisco Guerra González, national coordinator of GEAP
Luciana Medrano Alcázar, promoter of ALIUP in the Gulf of Mexico region
José Nolasco Oseguera, coordinator of the Gulf of Mexico region
Israel Torres Mejía, Metropolitan Coordinator of the Xalapa Zone.
The director, Torruco Vera stressed that the DET is constituted by twenty-one technologists, three universities and a polytechnic, and through this agreement will be educated on peace issues and will join programs that benefit society.