The rector of the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP), Engineer Victor Luna Barahona, participated with university presidents of Central America, the Dominican Republic and Panama in the Ninety-Sixth (XCVI) Session of the Central American University Higher Council (CSUCA). Its central theme was the “Assessment and Accreditation of the Quality of Higher Education in Central America.” CSUCA is the highest authority of the Central American University Confederation, and aims to promote the development of public universities through cooperation and joint work with society and state for an integrated approach to regional problems and proposed solutions. The session focused on promoting integration and strengthening the quality of higher education in the societies of Latin America and the Caribbean, seeking the common good and contribute in solving regional and global issues. The agency, created in 1948, operates in a framework of commitment, solidarity, tolerance, transparency and equity, and encourages the development of scientific, technological and humanistic themes, encouraging the formation of professional judgment to make decisions and influence the development of a sustainable region.
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