Memorandum of understanding signed between UNICEF and UNGE

The agreement in question sets out the establishment of a research and training programme between the two institutions, with the aim of creating an inter-institutional relationship for cooperation in areas where there are common actions.

On Monday 21st January, UNICEF Equatorial Guinea signed a memorandum of understanding with the National University of Equatorial Guinea (UNGE). The signing took place at the UNGE headquarters between representatives of the two institutions: the Magnificent Rector, Filiberto Ntutumu Nguema, and the UNICEF Representative, Antero Almeida de Pina.

The agreement sets out a series of activities defined during the current year. The two institutions have agreed to provide technical assistance for research studies in areas of health, education, child protection and social protection. They have also established training programmes for students at the university. According to Antero Almeida de Pina, the activities will benefit young people from disadvantaged families, The strengthening of national capacities, in particular for young people, is a priority within our development strategy”, said the UNICEF representative. When young people are trained, they can use their energy, their creativity and their talent to transform the uncertain panorama in any country into a world of opportunities”.

For his part, the Rector urged the two parties to now work on the implementation of the project, We ourselves will do everything possible so that this agreement, its life and its validity, is crowned with success”. In addition, he praised the fact that the memorandum opened new, innovative ways towards future cooperation.

Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office

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