The executive secretary of the Administrative Unit of Reverted Assets (UABR), Fernando Paniagua, made the formal delivery of the public deed, which formalizes the transfer, free of charge, of the current headquarters of the National College of Journalism (Conape).
Paniagua added that the donation consists of housing 0760-A and Lot 0760-A, located in the township of Ancón, district and province of Panama, it will be very useful for the training and offices of the journalistic union.
The Secretary of the UABR indicated that the property has an area of land of 473.15 m2, and a value of one hundred forty-six thousand, eight hundred seventy-five with 85/100 ($ 146,875.85).
The president of Conape, Griselda Melo, who received the deeds, thanked the National government and stressed that it is a privilege that the headquarters of the National College of Journalists, is located in reversed areas, which has been the scene of generational struggles to enjoy the sovereignty that Panamanians have today.
“Today closes a very important cycle that began in the last administration of the Conape, to officially obtain the deeds of the collective’s headquarters, and the action prompts us to new challenges and goals to train and educate journalists at the national level ”, concluded Melo.
They accompanied the president of CONAPE, Blanca Gómez, former president of the union, Lorenzo González Palma, Ukraine Cecilia Molina and Zaida Herrera, on behalf of the journalists of the Republic of Panama.
The National College of Journalists It was established on September 4, 1986, in order to obtain a constituted union to continue the fight for freedom of the press and expression in Panama.