Through Which The "agreement On Cultural And Educational Cooperation Between The Government Of The Republic Of Colombia And The Government Of The Republic Of Cuba" Signed In Havana On July 7, 1978 Is Approved

Original Language Title: Por medio de la cual se se aprueba el "Convenio de Cooperación Cultural y Educativa entre el Gobierno de la República de Colombia y el Gobierno de la República de Cuba", firmado en la Habana el 7 de julio de 1978

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LAW 39 OF 1993
(January 15)
Official Gazette No. 40,724, dated 15 January 1993. By
which the "Agreement on Cultural and Educational Cooperation between the Government of the approved Republic of Colombia and the Government of the Republic of Cuba "signed in Havana on July 7, 1978. Summary

Term Notes
THE CONGRESS OF COLOMBIA,
having regard to the text of the "Agreement on Cultural and Educational Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of the Republic of Cuba" signed in Havana on July 7, 1978 , which literally says:
(to be transliterated: copy of the full text of that instrument, duly authenticated by the Undersecretariat 044 Grade 11 of the Legal Secretariat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are attached.)
CONVENTION | || Cultural and Educational Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of the Republic of Cuba.
The Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of the Republic of Cuba,
Recognizing the need to strengthen existing relations between their respective people through a joint action to achieve the use of all possibilities cultural and educational cooperation;
Convinced that this cooperation will contribute not only to the progress of both communities, but also an increasingly broader cultures of both countries which will result in a greater rapprochement of their peoples knowledge and extensive development and dissemination of Latin American culture;
Solidarity within the framework of Latin American unity in the struggle for liberation, justice, progress and peace;
Identified in the application of the principles of equal rights, mutual support, exercise and respect for national sovereignty and non-interference in internal affairs,
agree to conclude an agreement on cultural and educational cooperation and to this end have appointed as their plenipotentiaries:
the Government of the Republic of Colombia Mr. Rafael Rivas Posada, Minister of Education, and the Government of the Republic of Cuba Dr. Jose Ramon Fernandez Alvarez, Minister of Education, who, having exchanged their full Powers found in good and due form, have agreed as follows:
ARTICLE 1o. The Contracting Parties shall encourage, strengthen and develop cooperation and exchange of experiences between institutions and cultural, educational, educational, artistic, literary and social organizations of the two countries, based on mutual respect for national sovereignty and equality.
Article 2.
. The Contracting Parties shall promote the exchange of experiences and achievements in artistic and educational fields according to their respective possibilities and needs, and to that end exchange:
- Delegations in different specialties for study visits, exchange of experience and advice;
- Artistic groups, soloists and other representatives of art, to publicize the cultural life of the country through their performances;
- Textbooks, literary, magazines, newspapers and other publications and educational materials and literary character;
- Educational and cultural exhibitions, as well as records, sheet music and other media that disseminate the cultural life of the other country.

ARTICLE 3o. The Contracting Parties shall exchange experiences in education, literacy and culture by the media or by other means, and promote scholarships for general studies at universities and institutions of higher education and post university training in specific fields.
ARTICLE 4.
. The Contracting Parties shall cooperate in the development of exchanges in the fields of press, radio, television, cinema, philately, architecture and others.

The 5th ARTICLE. The Contracting Parties shall encourage mutual knowledge of national folklore of each country.
ARTICLE 6.
. The Contracting Parties, within their capabilities, encourage the study of culture, literature, history and geography of the other country in appropriate teaching establishments.

Article 7. The Contracting Parties shall facilitate contacts between libraries, publishers, museums and other similar official bodies.
ARTICLE 8.
. The Contracting Parties shall cooperate to establish direct links and agreements between sports organizations officially recognized in each country, in order to hold friendly competitions, exchange experiences and promote further collaboration.


Article 9. The Contracting Parties will be invited to conferences, exhibitions, festivals, commemorations and cultural and educational events of an international character be hosted by another country, according to Common NTERESTS manifest.

Article 10. The Contracting Parties shall encourage the organization of activities for the celebration of their national holidays and other commemorative celebrations of each country.

Article 11. The Contracting Parties shall provide all help and ease according to the rules existing in their country, persons traveling to the territory of the other Party in accordance with the provisions of this Convention.

Article 12. The Contracting Parties shall accord the necessary facilities for the introduction in each country of books, equipment and other necessary materials to supplement the provisions of this Convention.

ARTICLE 13. People traveling to another country as provided in this Agreement, shall comply with the laws and regulations in the country fulfilled its mission.

Article 14. For the implementation of the provisions of this Agreement, a Joint Committee composed of both parties will be created, which agreed programs of exchanges and cooperation under this Agreement and shall establish the necessary financial system to comply to its provisions. The Joint Commission shall be composed of the competent bodies designated by each country and will meet alternately in Bogota and Havana, at intervals to be agreed at its first meeting.

Article 15. This Convention shall be of unlimited duration. Each of the contracting parties may denounce it by sending to the other Party of written notice. The Agreement shall lapse after six months of day until terminated by either Party.

Article 16. This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of signature and definitively when ratified by the competent bodies of each country in accordance with the legislation in force for each of the Parties.
Made in Havana, in duplicate in the Spanish language, both equally valid, on the seventh day of July in 1978.
For the Government of the Republic of Colombia, RIVAS POSADA

RAFAEL For the Government of the Republic of Cuba, Jose Ramon Fernandez Alvarez

Secretary signed 044 Grade 11 of the Legal Secretariat Ministry of Foreign Affairs DECLARES
:
That this reproduction is true and complete copy of the original text of the "Agreement on Cultural and Educational Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of the Republic of Cuba "signed in the City of Havana on July 7, 1978, which is on file in the Legal undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Given in Bogota, DC,
twenty (22) days of November
of in 1991 (1991).
Legal Secretary,
AGNES CLARA VARGAS DE LOSADA. Presidency of the Republic -
Public Power Executive Branch.
Bogota, DC, December 19, 1991. Approved
. Submit to the consideration of

National Congress for constitutional purposes.
(Sgd.)
César Gaviria Trujillo (Sgd.) The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nohemi Sanin
RUBIO. DECREES
:
ARTICLE 1o. To approve the "Agreement on Cultural and Educational Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of the Republic of Cuba" signed in Havana on July 7, 1978. Article 2.
. In accordance with the provisions of article 1. 7a Act. 1944, the "Agreement on Cultural and Educational Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of the Republic of Cuba" signed in Havana on July 7, 1978, that the first article of this Act is approved definitely will force the country from the date the international link is perfect therefrom.
ARTICLE 3o. This Law governs from the date of publication.
The President of the Senate of the Republic, BLACKBURN JOSE C.

The Secretary General of the Senate of the Republic,
PUMAREJO PEDRO VEGA.
The President of the Chamber of Representatives,
CÉSAR PÉREZ GARCÍA.
The Secretary General of the Chamber of Representatives, DIEGO VIVAS
TAFUR.
Republic of Colombia - National Government.
Contact, published and executed.
After review by the Constitutional Court

accordance with Article 241-10
of the Constitution.
Given in Bogotá DC,

Fifteen (15) days of January
of in 1993 (1993).

César Gaviria Trujillo Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nohemi Sanin
RUBIO.
The Minister of National Education,
CARLOS HOLMES TRUJILLO GARCÍA.


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