COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN UNIVERSITY OF COVENTRY AND COLEF
COVENTRY, England, 15 December 2015. - With the aim of promoting exchanges in the automotive, aerospace, creative industries and academic spheres, the Ambassador of Mexico in UK, Diego Gómez Pickering accomplished a working visit to this city.
On 10th December, he witnessed the signature of a Mexico-UK collaboration agreement by Deputy Vice Chancelor of the University of Coventry, David Pilsbury, and representatives of El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF), which will allow them to continue developing joint research projects.
At a working lunch, the Mexican diplomat offered a presentation on Mexico, in which he mentioned that in 2015, declared the "Year of Mexico in the United Kingdom" and "Year of the UK in Mexico" representatives from both countries coordinated efforts to showcase the best of their cultural heritage, but also to seize the historic opportunity to foster academic and trade, promote investment and ensure an increase in tourism on both sides of the Atlantic.
Later, Professor Rodolfo Cruz and Dr Eurice Várgas Valle from El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF), shared with the audience a comparative analysis between Mexico and the United Kingdom on youth education, training and employment.
In this regard, the Ambassador had the opportunity to exchange points of view with Mexican students from the universities of Warwick and Coventry and thanks to the hospitality of the City Council and particularly from Mayor Michael Hammon, he could also meet with representatives from automotive, aerospace and creative industries, to promote better trade and investment links with Mexico.