Luanda – The Angolan Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MESCT) will be running from June 11-12 this year in Luanda the 5th Ministerial Meeting of the Portuguese Speaking Community (CPLP), Angop learned Friday here.
According to a note that reached Angop, the event will be attended by the incumbent ministers and or their representatives to discuss the commitment of member states to the recommendations from previous meetings.
The source further states that the ministers of Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe and East Timor will also discuss the strengthening of culture and technological innovation, including the evaluation mechanisms and financing.
The session, the note also states, will also discuss the reinforcement of cooperation in the independent evaluation of institutions and higher education courses within the CPLP territory, toward the promotion and consequent increment of the quality of training provided and mutual and international recognition.
The state of the cooperation existing, the institutions responsible for the evaluation and accreditation of courses and higher education institutions and for the recognitions of diplomas in each country of the community are other matters being discussed.
The source adds that the meeting will also review the level of participation of the member states in the centre of excellence of level II basic sciences for higher training of scientists from Portuguese speaking community recently established under the auspices of Unesco.