Cuba Reelected to Preside over UNESCO’s Sport Committee
HAVANA, Cuba, Apr
27 (acn) Cuba has been reelected to preside over the
Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport (CIGEPS)
of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural
According to a UNESCO communiqué,
Arnaldo Rivero Fuxa, national director
of the Cuban System of Sports Education, will preside over the
during the upcoming term.
The note adds that, in spite of the current world financial
CIGEPS will continue working to strengthen its program in the
and, particularly, in some topics such as the fight against
The CIGEPS was established in 1978 to promote the role and value
and its inclusion in public policy. It is comprised of expert
representatives in the field of physical education and sport
UNESCO Member States, each elected for a four-year term.