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Cuban Journalists Open Congress

UPECWith the participation of more than 400 delegates, the 10th Congress of the Union of Cuban Journalists (UPEC) begins today till tomorrow, Saturday, to discuss key issues like the new Law on Social Communication.

Other issues that will be under discussion are the use of social media and ways to handle the continued defamation campaign against Cuba and false news reporting.

Participants in this event will work in five committees: UPEC functioning, Ethics and communication, Media aggression against Cuba, Innovation and new technologies, and Content management.

According to the program, the UPEC National Committee will be presented, and after the initial debates, the Statutes and the Code of Ethics will be put to vote.

Delegates will also elect the Union’s president and approve the plan of action for the next five years.

The Congress will be dedicated to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro; the 55th anniversary of UPEC (founded on July 15, 1963); and Antonio Molto, late president of the Union who passed away in August 2017.

(Prensa Latina)

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