The Provincial Council and UNED strengthen Almería’s leadership in teleworking

The Provincial Council and UNED strengthen Almería’s leadership in teleworking

The voice

19:49 • 21 apr. 2022

The province of Almería has strengthened its leadership in the implementation of teleworking thanks to the promotion of the Diputación and the National University of Distance Education (UNED) Almería through the celebration of I International Symposium on the updating of legal sciences, held in Almería until this Friday, April 22, and focuses on “Covid-19, teleworking and digital health”.

The Assembly Hall of UNED Almería hosted the inauguration of the symposium this Thursday afternoon, which had the interventions of the Deputy to the Presidency, Fight against depopulation and Tourism, Fernando Giménez; the delegate of the Government of the Council of Almería, Maribel Sánchez; the director of UNED Almería, José Jesús Gázquez, and the director of the forum, the professor of administrative law at UAL, Juan Francisco Pérez Gálvez.

The symposium, which has 120 registered in person and more than 30 in the online modeoffers more than ten presentations and conferences with leading experts on each of the proposed themes who, for two days, will analyze and reflect on the opportunities and challenges that have arisen after the pandemic in everything related to teleworking.

The Deputy of the Presidency congratulated UNED on its fiftieth anniversary at the national level and its forty years of implementation in the province of Almería, helping to realize two of the major objectives of the provincial institution such as “equalize opportunities among Almerians, wherever they live and repair the population. This is exactly what UNED, the largest university in Europe, does, bringing its 29 degrees, more than 100 masters and more than 20 doctorates to the entire population of Almeria in the 103 municipalities ”.


Similarly, Fernando Giménez recalled that the Diputación it was the first Spanish institution to implement a regulation on teleworking and he assessed that “this symposium makes us a national reference point in the study of legal sciences applied to the field of covid, health, teleworking and digital environments. Diputación, as we have done since the beginning, we will always be alongside all Almerian citizens, especially the most vulnerable, so that no one is left behind by this pandemic ”.

The delegate of the Andalusian government, Maribel Sánchez, highlighted “the work that the regional administration has done in the last two years marked by the pandemic, underlining the great boost given to health, the incorporation of telework into the daily life of this administration and the creation of the Digital Agency of Andalusia.

As Torregrosa explained, “For President Juanma Moreno, it is a priority that technology makes life easier for Andalusianshence the goal of transforming the Junta de Andalucía into the engine of the digital transformation of this land, being a fundamental pillar for improving the public services provided to citizens and also for the economic development of our territory “.

The director of UNED Almería stressed the quality of this academic proposal and highlighted that the law degree is one of the most requested at UNED in the province with more than 500 students. Finally, he thanked the Diputación, the director of the Symposium, the rest of the collaborating institutions and all the students enrolled for their support and involvement in carrying out this initiative.

The symposium director stated that “The pandemic has changed our world and our lives and, now, we must face it in the best conditions through the experience gained in this period. Lawyers can substantially help and contribute to two things: refine and deepen the knowledge that allows public authorities to draw conclusions and bring them into the regulatory framework and, generate extraordinarily relevant training work for a university student “.

40 years of spreading knowledge in Almería

This International Symposium, organized by the UNED Associated Center of Almería and the PAIDI SEJ056 Research Group of the University of Almería, with the support of the Provincial Council, will analyze the role of legal sciences in important aspects such as online health care, the legal regime of teleworking, compulsory vaccination or the covid passport…, While the international touch is provided by Dr. Jorge Vargas, of the Anahuac University of Mexico, who will present “The pandemic in Ibero-America”.

UNED Almería has been established in Almería for 40 years and allows you to take quality studies from any city in our land. In fact, of of the more than 1,600 students it has, 62% come from outside the city of Almería.