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University of Panama will award honorary title to former President José Mujica

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  • Sat, 11/11/2017 - 14:15
Former Uruguayan President José Mujica (2010-2015) will receive the Honoris Causa doctorate from the state-owned University of Panama (UP)
  • EFE

Former Uruguayan President José Mujica (2010-2015) will receive the Honoris Causa doctorate from the state-owned University of Panama (UP), in which he will offer a conference on democracy and social equity on November 23.

The director of the UP, Eduardo Flores, posted a Twitter video on Saturday announcing that this university will bestow “the highest distinction, the honorery doctorate” to Mujica, “a man who governed his country with simplicity and humility, earning the appreciation of the whole world.”

The 82-year-old former Uruguayan president “will take the opportunity to present to us the keynote speech 'Perspectives on democratic development and social equity in Latin America and the Caribbean’”, on Thursday, November 23 at the UP’s assembly room, the official information adds.

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