Posted: Tuesday, October 9, 2018. 4:16 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: After two days of interesting exchanges and intense academic activity featuring discussion panels on environmental protection, rural development, migration and tourism, the Fourth Binational Seminar Mexico-Belize concluded on Friday, October 5, 2018, with a visit to the facilities of the Belize Natural Energy (BNE) company in Spanish Lookout, where participants had the opportunity to know its business model and its commitment to education and to protection of the environment.
According to a release from the Embassy of Mexico in Belize, this year, the seminar was hosted by the University of Belize and addressed the issue of “Sustainable Development in the Maya World”.
“The seminar has proved to be a valuable and successful initiative to strengthen academic ties between Mexico and Belize, and each year this event has been expanding with the participation of new speakers from Mexican universities beyond the border, such as it was recently the case with the Universidad Anahuac del Mayab in Merida and the Autonomous University of Coahuila,” the release notes.
The Embassy says that promoting the free flow of knowledge between Mexico and Belize is a tangible proof of the relevance Mexico ascribes to its relationship with Belize.
This year, the Organizing Committee (The Embassy of Mexico in Belize, the University of Belize, the University of Quintana Roo, and El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR) was joined by the Universidad Juarez Autonoma de Tabasco (UJAT), which will also be responsible for hosting the 5th edition of the seminar in Villahermosa in 2019.
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