The Minister of Science, Innovation and Universities, Pedro Duque, today chairs the delivery of the National End-of-Career Awards, an act that the former Minister José Ignacio Wert failed to convene after in 2013 some university students withdrew their greetings in protest of their policies
These awards distinguish students who have completed their university studies with an official recognition, as recalled in a note by the Department that directs Duque.
It is expected that the event, which will be held at the National Music Auditorium in Madrid, will gather 171 students from 44 universities.
It was on June 4, 2013 when Wert and the then Secretary of State for Education, Montserrat Gomendio, saw how several students refused to greet them in the awards ceremony for the 2009-10 academic year and limited themselves to collecting the diploma, some of which They are wearing green t-shirts in defense of a public education.
From then until now with Duque, the ceremonies of recognition of the best university students have not been presided over by ministers and have been held without convoking the press.