Cuban flag and UN symbol.

United Nations, USA.- The Cuban Vice-Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, Jose Fidel Santana, exhibited this Wednesday in the United Nations his country´s experiences in the preservation of marine spaces.

At the UN Conference on the oceans, the official noted that 18, 9 percent of the Cuban marine surface is managed as protected areas.

According to Santana, they are also important the recent approval of the State plan to confront climate change, an initiative turning the most current and relevant advances of Cuban science into strategic actions.

The Cuban Vice-Minister of Science, Technology and Environment stated in the UN that progress in the area of defense and sustainable management of marine spaces responds to the political will of the Cuban government.