The presentation for Asia and Oceania of the historical novel "El largo camino de Castilla", written by the Peruvian author, Eduardo González Viaña, and edited by César Vallejo University, took place this morning via videoconference. Co-ordinated by the Embassy of Peru in Australia, the 11 Ambassadors of Peru in Asia and Oceania (Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) made brief comments on the book and noted the importance of Marshal Ramón Castilla in the republican history of Peru, especially in its foreign policy.
The event was inaugurated by Dr. Beatriz Merino Lucero, Executive President of César Vallejo University, with the participation of the Peruvian literary critic, José Antonio Mazzotti, professor at Tufts University in the United States, and of the author of the novel, Dr. Eduardo González Viaña, professor at Western Oregon University in the United States. The event was moderated by Mr. Vicente Sánchez.
Bangkok, 26 October 2020
University César Vallejo, in cooperation with the Embassies of Peru in Asia and Oceania, will host a virtual presentation of the book "El largo camino de Castilla" by Peruvian writer Eduardo González Viaña, Monday 26 October 2020 at 9:00 (Bangkok time), in the framework of the celebration of the upcoming Bicentennial of the Independence of Peru.
The event will be available on Zoom and Facebook live. You can connect to the event via the following links:
- Facebook Live (Fondo Editorial UCV): https://bit.ly/3lRKLYs
- Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/91574636390
See the complete program here: https://bit.ly/3nUfFky.
For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/378Cf35.
Message from the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Mario Juvenal López Chávarri, on the occasion of "Day of Peruvians residing abroad"
Today the Ambassador of Peru paid a working visit to the Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency of Thailand(GISTDA) to support the coordination with the National Commission for Aerospace Research and Development of Peru (CONIDA) to resume the cooperation on the use of satellite technology between the two parties. The Peruvian ambassador was received by Dr. Pakorn Apaphant, Executive Director of GISTDA, and a group of senior officials.
During the meeting, it was confirmed that next November, GISTDA and CONIDA will sign a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their inter-institutional relations on the topic of satellite technology and its applications. In addition, the cooperation agencies of both countries, APCI and TICA, have agreed to include a technical cooperation project between CONIDA and GISTDA in the bilateral cooperation program 2021-2023.
The cooperation between the space agencies of Peru and Thailand has over 10 years of history and will be reinforced now that both countries share satellite technology and related and compatible experience for the benefit of sectors such as agriculture, mining, disaster prevention, water and forest management, detection of archaeological remains, among others.
In November, Peru and Thailand are celebrating 55 years of fruitful and mutually beneficial diplomatic relations.
Bangkok, 29 September 2020