Ambassador of Paraguay visits Niagara College

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His Excellency Julio Cesar Arriola-Ramirez, Ambassador of Paraguay to Canada; meets with chef professor Osvaldo Avila (who recently taught a student from Paraguay); Abbas Sumar, NC's associate director, Global Strategy; and Mohsen Ghazali, NC's program management officer, Global Strategy.

His Excellency Julio Cesar Arriola-Ramirez, ambassador of Paraguay to Canada, visited Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus on January 20.

The College hosted the ambassador to discuss potential partnership opportunities between the Paraguayan government and the College. Arriola-Ramirez was welcomed by NC president Dan Patterson and the College’s Global Strategy Unit, and toured the College’s winery, greenhouse and brewery. A presentation about NC’s ongoing Education for Employment projects abroad and their application to Paraguay was also on the day’s agenda followed by lunch at Benchmark Restaurant.

The visit comes as Paraguay prepares to launch a new Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) strategy.

-Submitted by NC’s International Division

 

NC president Dan Patterson greets His Excellency Julio Cesar Arriola-Ramirez, Ambassador of Paraguay to Canada, at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus on January 20.

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