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The Jose Marti Solidarity Project World Council, made up of academics from several countries, is due to analyze in Zaragoza this weekend the labor of international promotion of Marti thinking.

The information was given to Prensa Latina by Hector Hernandez Pardo, coordinator of that organization and Cuban ambassador at the UN Science, Culture and Education Fund (UNESCO).

The meeting was presided over by Armando Hart Davalos, director of Cuba s Marti Program Office, and attended by Federico Mayor Zaragoza, former UNESCO general director, Grabriela Andrade, social development secretary of the Michoacan government in Mexico, and French deputy Oliver Giscard D Estaing, among others.

The event's agenda includes a report on arrangements for the 2nd International Conference "For World Equilibrium," sponsored by UNESCO, will be run in Havana in January 2008.

The Council, Hernandez Pardo explained, is expected to analyze growth and development of Marti departments in universities, the creation of the Project's national and regional chapters, and the Council s expansion and working methods and issue a Final Declaration.

Members of the World Council are due to lay a wreath, on February 24, 112th anniversary of the beginning of independence war led by Marti and the Cuban revolutionary Party, at the plaque that recalls the Cuban Hero s stay in Zaragoza.

Source: Prensa Latina

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