Community development processes

By: Neylin Calderón

URACCAN in its continuous work of forming strategic alliances that strengthen the development of indigenous, Afro-descendant and mixed-race peoples of the Caribbean Coast, that is why, on Thursday afternoon, a collaboration agreement was signed at URACCAN Bilwi campus and the Italian organization "Group of Civil Volunteers" (GVC).

The Phd. Enrique Cordón, vice-chancellor of URACCAN Bilwi campus, said that as the first intercultural community university in Latin America they must form such agreements that contribute to the Good Living and Good Work of the peoples of the Caribbean Coast "we are always looking for the projection for a second stage or the sustainability of the same project, but the process of training and training must always go hand in hand with development projects and the sustainability process communities," he said.

On the Convention

The main purpose of the Agreement is to "establish the necessary collaborative relations between GVC and URACCAN to coordinate within the cb4AID project to strengthen local capacities for humanitarian volunteering in Latin America and the Caribbean", the document extends.

The commitments written to the Convention have already been implemented, the meeting was held with 20 participants from various state institutions and local organizations under the theme of Disaster Risk Reduction, but further work will continue to be done to further train these local actors who were in the first cycle of the project.