Fernando López Miras meets with the president of the State Confederation of Deaf People and with the president of the Federation of Deaf People of the Region

November 22nd, 2017

The head of the regional executive, Fernando López Miras, met today at the Palacio de San Esteban with the president of the State Confederation of Deaf People, Concha Díaz, and with the president of the Federation of Deaf People of the Region (Fesormu), Francisco Jesús Pérez, who brought him the needs of deaf people in the Region, mainly in terms of accessibility, as well as their demands in education and training, in health and also leisure and free time, among others.

The president of the Community expressed the support of the regional government to this group and the commitment to work together to advance those aspects of concern to deaf people.

This week, the headquarters of the Ministry of Family and Equal Opportunities will host the Second Autonomous Council of the State Confederation of Deaf People, which is held for the first time in the Region of Murcia.

Source: CARM

The Community values ​​the Ministry's agility in initiating the construction of a network of soundings in the Mar Menor

November 22nd, 2017

It is one of the petitions that President López Miras made to Minister García Tejerina on November 13 and involves the investment of almost million euros in improving the environment of the Mar Menor

The Minister of Agriculture, Water, Livestock and Fisheries, Francisco Jódar, today valued "very positively" the "agility of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment in beginning the construction of a network of soundings in the environment of the Mar Menor and of the aquifer of the field of Cartagena ".

This is one of the requests made by the president of the Community, Fernando López Miras, together with the Minister of Agriculture, Water, Livestock and Fisheries, Francisco Jódar, in his meeting with Minister Isabel García Tejerina on November 13.

The Ministry announced today that it will launch a study for the control and monitoring of the aquifer waters of the Cartagena field, which will entail the construction of a complementary network of research surveys, which will improve the knowledge of the flows of groundwater that reach the Mar Menor.

Jódar thanked the minister for "commitment" and explained that this network "will serve to study how water transfers occur, analyze their composition and, later, stop their passage to the Mar Menor with a load of nutrients." These waters, as indicated , once treated, "could serve to provide irrigators with more water resources".

This action, which involves the investment of almost one million euros, is part of the protocol for improving the integrated management of the Mar Menor and its surroundings, signed between the Ministry and the Community.

Source: CARM

Fernando López Miras receives the Murcian athletes awarded in the Spanish Championship of Young Promised Olympic Shooting

November 22nd, 2017

The president of the Community, Fernando López Miras, received today at the Palacio de San Esteban the Murcian athletes awarded in the Spanish Championship of Young Promised Olympic Shooting, held recently in La Rioja, to whom he conveyed his congratulations and thanks for " have put the name of the Region of Murcia at the top of all Spain. "

López Miras highlighted the "magnificent" results obtained in the Championship, with 5 gold medals, 4 silver medals, 2 bronze medals and 9 diplomas, "something that for me, as president of the Murcia Region, is a pride", he remarked. President.

The regional chief executive recalled that in the Region of Murcia there are more than 3,000 sports clubs, and noted that "this year we will be the autonomous community in which more championships in Spain of sport at school age are held, something that is synonymous with the regional government is committed to sports and for you, and we will continue to do so, "he added.

The president, who thanked coaches, technicians and family members of the athletes "for having supported and encouraged their sporting vocation in them," he told all Murcian athletes gathered at the Palacio de San Esteban that "you are the example of what I want for the Region of Murcia and for our young people ", and referred to values ​​such as effort and the ability to excel.

Source: CARM

Agreement with the Association of Economists to help people at risk of eviction

November 22nd, 2017

The Governing Council has authorized the conclusion of a collaboration agreement between the Autonomous Community, through the Ministry of Presidency and Development, and the Official Association of Economists of the Region of Murcia for participation in the Counseling and Mortgage Mediation Service and of Housing.

Thus, both institutions extend their collaboration one more year to continue coordination work aimed at preventing, addressing and mitigating the loss of habitual residence in eviction proceedings.

One of the objectives of this agreement is to provide mortgagors who come to the Mortgage Counseling and Mediation Service and Housing of the Autonomous Community a qualified advice for the restructuring of mortgage debt, as well as address all financial issues that require of orientation and mediation in order to protect the mortgagor.

In this way, the Mortgage Orientation and Mediation Service has the participation of highly qualified professionals who have advised free of charge to citizens affected by a foreclosure procedure on their habitual residence, and where appropriate, accompanied in the negotiations with the financial entities to defend their rights and interests.

More than a thousand people who were at risk of loss of their habitual residence and in cases of non-payment of rent of the habitual residence have been attended by the Autonomous Community to facilitate negotiations with credit institutions and avoid eviction proceedings in the four years of existence of the Service.

Request of the tie of the Order of Civil Merit for the General Air Academy

The Governing Council has taken note of the letter that the president of the Community, Fernando López Miras, is going to address to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, so that the Civil Merit Order can be granted, in its modality of Tie, to the General Air Academy (AGA) of San Javier on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.

This recognition is intended to value the institution, which since its inception in 1943 develops a commendable work of military training and contribution to the protection of Spain.

The General Air Academy of San Javier is the only teaching center in charge of training the future officers of the Air Force in the military, aeronautical, cultural-humanistic and physical aspects.

Francisco Jódar, new representative of the Community in the National Water Council

The Council of Government has appointed the Minister of Water, Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Francisco Jódar, as representative of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia in the National Water Council.

As an alternate, he has appointed the General Director of Water of the Ministry of Water, Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Miguel Ángel del Amor.

Agreement to improve the training of the personnel of the General Intervention

The Governing Council has authorized a collaboration agreement between the Ministry of Finance and Public Administrations and the Foundation for Training and Research in Public Sector Auditing (FIASEP), so that officials of the General Intervention of the Autonomous Community can take courses of ongoing training and update their knowledge.

The General Intervention of the Autonomous Community requires a high specialization of its personnel.

The two entities have common objectives and interests in the technical improvement of professionals engaged in auditing the public sector in Spain, and the experience of collaboration is very positive.

The agreement, which will take effect on January 1, is signed for one year, renewable.

Source: CARM

Expanded the Site of Community Importance of the Chícamo River

November 22nd, 2017

The Governing Council has approved, at the proposal of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment, the expansion of the Site of Community Interest (SCI) of the Natura 2000 network of the Chícamo River, by extending this figure of environmental protection to the Ramblas de la Parra and El Font, as well as the mount of public ownership known as Contenendas and lomas de Algezar.

This space of the ecological network of the European Union is located in the municipalities of Abanilla and Fortuna and its extension goes from the original 410.54 hectares to 551.71, expanding to 141.17.

This LIC is home to the following priority natural habitats of community interest: coastal lagoons, Mediterranean salt steppes, Iberian gipsypal vegetation, subestépic areas of grasses and palm trees of 'Phoenix'.

In addition, it has the fartet as a species of community interest.

Also, this natural space also stands out for its Mediterranean saline grasslands, Mediterranean and thermoatlantic halophilic thickets, halo-nitrófilos bushes, mediterranean pine forests of endemic mesogean pines, thermo-Mediterranean riparian shrubs and bushes, arborescent shrubs of 'Juniperus';

thermomediterranean and pre-steep scrubs, among other environmental values.

This extension of the LIC extension of the Chícamo River has a favorable report from the Regional Advisory Council on the Environment and was submitted to the process of public information and hearing of the interested parties.

Green light to the working group that will design the Environmental Recovery Plan for soils affected by mining

The Governing Council, at the joint proposal of the Ministry of Employment, Universities and Enterprise and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment, has given its approval to the creation of the working group for the preparation of the Environmental Recovery Plan of Soils affected by mining.

The Plan will address in an integral way the recovery of the affected soils in the Region due to the mining activity developed over the centuries.

The plan should base its objectives on the study of the abandoned mining facilities and their territorial and environmental impact, taking into account the synergy between the mining activity and the soils.

This working group will be responsible for the promotion, promotion and collection of data for the preparation of the Plan and the measures to be adopted and approved by the Governing Council.

The lines of action will be territorial and urban, mining safety, environmental and landscape and public health, as well as cultural assets.

Financing and facilitating instruments will be executed by the private sector and by the public sector, where appropriate.

It will therefore be a multidisciplinary body in which both organizational staff and specialist of the competent ministries will participate in those matters and sectors most closely related to the incidents that may arise from mining activity for more than two centuries.

Source: CARM

1.5 million for 67 places in Archena and Mazarrón for people with intellectual disabilities

November 22nd, 2017

The Governing Council has approved, at the proposal of the Ministry of Family and Equal Opportunities, the extensions of agreements with the municipalities of Archena and Mazarrón for the maintenance of 67 places in the day centers for people with intellectual disabilities in these municipalities .

The agreement with the City of Archena establishes the maintenance by the Autonomous Community of 33 places in the day center, one of them reserved for people with generalized disorder of development of the autistic spectrum.

The contribution of the Murciano Institute of Social Action (IMAS) is 744,676 euros and the validity of the agreement covers from December 1 to November 30, 2019.

The other agreement, for the same period, refers to the collaboration between the IMAS and the City of Mazarrón, to subsidize with 759.328 euros a total of 34 places for people with intellectual disabilities in the day center.

The day center is a service designed and organized to offer rehabilitation programs and promotion of personal autonomy, as well as psychosocial, therapeutic and labor insertion.

It is a resource that allows the person in a situation of dependency to stay at home, and therefore, in their usual family and social environment.

1.4 million for 171 places for the promotion of personal autonomy in Fundown

The Governing Council has authorized the extension of the contract with the Down Syndrome Foundation (Fundown) to finance 171 places for the promotion of personal autonomy, for an amount of 1,403,650 euros and one year, from next 1 from December.

The Region of Murcia has been a pioneer in the implementation of Services for the Promotion of Personal Autonomy (Sepap).

This service was initiated by Fundown and its primary purpose is the achievement of equal opportunities, non-discrimination and universal accessibility for people with disabilities.

It consists of the development of an independent life project, which favors the social and occupational insertion of people with Down syndrome through the learning of personal skills and professional competences.

Source: CARM

Increase in personnel cost limit of public universities

November 22nd, 2017

The Governing Council, at the proposal of the Ministry of Employment, Universities and Business, has given its approval to the increase in the cost of personnel costs of public universities in the Region of Murcia.

Both the University of Murcia and the Polytechnic of Cartagena had requested the Community to raise that ceiling of expenditure, since the General State Budget Law for 2017 determines a salary increase for all the staff of the Public Administrations of one per percent with respect to the remuneration received in the 2016 financial year.

The increase in the salary mass of public universities in the Region implies a change in their personnel costs, which are authorized annually by the Community in the General Budget Law for each year.

For the year 2017, the cost of personnel authorized by the Community for the University of Murcia amounted to 145.3 million euros, which is authorized an increase of 1.4 million in the ceiling of expenditure, to 146.7 millions of euros.

In the case of the UPCT, an increase of 375,000 euros is authorized, so the limit of personnel costs goes from 39.4 to 39.7 million euros.

Continuity to the official certificate of pedagogical training

The Governing Council has authorized the signing of an agreement between the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, the University of Murcia (UMU) and the Polytechnic University of Cartagena (UPCT) that will allow both universities to provide studies for obtaining the certificate officer of equivalent pedagogical and didactic training.

To obtain this certificate, the Ministry, the UMU and the UPCT organize a course with a total load of 60 credits in which the necessary training will be taught blended to be able to practice as a teacher in Vocational Training qualifications.

The calendar of each edition will be published on the web page of each of the universities.

This degree is aimed at those persons who hold a degree in Vocational Training, declared equivalent for teaching purposes, and who wish to access the body of technical Vocational Teachers.

It is also intended for people who meet the above requirement but who have not taught before September 1, 2014, for 12 months in continuous or discontinuous periods in public or private regulated education centers duly authorized, at the level of technical teacher of FP.

This agreement gives continuity to the collaboration that the signatory institutions have maintained since 2013, date of the beginning of these studies, promoted in the Region of Murcia with a pioneering character in Spain.

Renewed the agreement to impart the Interuniversity Master's Degree in Occupational Risk Prevention

The Governing Council, on the proposal of the Ministry of Employment, Universities and Enterprise, has given its approval to a collaboration agreement between the University of Murcia, the Polytechnic University of Cartagena and the Autonomous Community to teach the Interuniversity Master in Prevention of Occupational hazards.

The objective of the agreement is to renew the terms through which it is already carried out, jointly by the universities that subscribe it, in order to adapt it to the quality indexes set by the National Agency for the Evaluation of Quality and Accreditation (Aneca ).

The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health of the Region of Murcia, as the scientific and technical body of the Autonomous Community in the matter, will advise the universities that signed the agreement on the technical preventive aspects and will contribute to the coordination of the subjects to be taught by each university.

Agreement with the UMU for the development of the Master's Degree in Musical Research

The Governing Council has given the green light to the collaboration agreement between the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and the University of Murcia for the development of the Master's Degree in Musical Research.

The title issued facilitates access to research in the field of music through the completion of doctoral theses.

The agreement is aimed at students who have completed both higher music studies and undergraduate studies related to this subject.

The Community considers it interesting and beneficial for future graduates of music to have a Master's Degree in Musical Research that broadens their studies and favors their training to develop music research in its different sections.

This agreement will be in force during the 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20 editions of the Master's Degree in Musical Research, and may be extended for a further period of three years, subject to the express agreement of the parties.

The Community is committed to provide the facilities, infrastructure and material resources existing in the Conservatory of Music of Murcia, at a time that does not interfere with the normal functioning of it, as well as the necessary teaching staff.

For its part, the UMU is committed to normalize the admission and enrollment of students, considered for all purposes students of this, issue the title of University Master in Musical Research by the University of Murcia for all those students who exceed the teachings planned , and organize and develop the necessary teachings.

The students of the Ucam will be able to carry out internships in organisms and centers dependent on the Community

The Governing Council, on the proposal of the Ministry of Employment, Universities and Business, has approved a collaboration agreement with the Catholic University of San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM) so that its undergraduate and master students can carry out university teaching practices in organizations and centers dependent on the regional Administration.

The teaching practices carried out by students of Medicine, Nursing and Physiotherapy, which are regulated through specific agreements between the SMS and the universities, are excluded from these agreements.

In this way, the previous agreement with the UCAM for the realization of places is adapted to the decree approved last July, which regulates the academic external university practices that are carried out in the centers dependent on the Community.

Currently, counting on the agreement that is approved today and with those signed with the other universities of the Region (University of Murcia, Polytechnic of Cartagena and the Associated Center of the UNED in Cartagena), the regional government maintains agreements for the realization of these practices with a total of 29 Spanish universities: Camilo José Cela, Cardenal Herrera-CEU, European of Madrid, European of Valencia, Francisco de Vitoria, Valencian International, International of La Rioja, Miguel Hernández de Elche, National of Distance Education, Polytechnic of Valencia, the Polytechnic of Salamanca, of Alcalá, of Alicante, of Burgos, of Córdoba, of Granada, of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, of Valencia and of Zaragoza, Antonio de Nebrija (Madrid), Alfonso X the Wise (Madrid), Pontificia de Salamanca and the Distance University of Madrid.

Likewise, agreements have been signed with the same objective with the Conservatory of Music of Murcia, the School of Dramatic Arts of Murcia and the School of Design of the Region of Murcia.

Source: CARM

Executed one hundred percent the projects included in the Inter-territorial Compensation Fund

November 22nd, 2017

The Governing Council has presented the report that will be sent to the Economy, Finance and Budget Committee of the Regional Assembly on the degree of execution of the investment projects included in the Inter-territorial Compensation Funds, corresponding to the 2016 annuity.

The amount assigned to the Autonomous Community amounted to 22.16 million euros, with a degree of execution of one hundred percent.

Of the total resources received through the Interterritorial Compensation Fund, 84 percent was allocated to improvements in sanitation and treatment, and improvement of roads, with a total amount of 18.5 million.

Specifically, projects for the widening and improvement of roads were carried out, amounting to 3.2 million, road maintenance, with an investment of 5.5 million, and improvements in water sanitation and purification, worth 9 million euros. 8 million

The rest of the remaining funds, amounting to 3.6 million, were dedicated to investments in non-university education, with 3.3 million, and 300,000 euros for biodiversity and protected areas.

The Interterritorial Compensation Fund is a mechanism of the regional financing system that aims to correct intra-territorial economic imbalances and make the principle of solidarity effective.

Source: CARM

ELPOZO ALIMENTACIÓN, example of good practices in nutrition and health

November 22nd, 2017

ELPOZO ALIMENTACIÓN has participated in the last course organized by the Ibero-American Nutrition Foundation (FINUT) and the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Granada, on strategies to reduce critical nutrients in the diet.

The food company has exposed their efforts and experiences in the design and development of nutritionally optimized meat products, especially in terms of fat and salt.

The head of Scientific Research in the area of ​​R + D + i, Antonio Avellaneda, said that "meat and meat products contain many compounds that have very positive health implications throughout all stages of life, however , others such as salt and fat can compromise some of these benefits in certain situations of dietary imbalance ".

In this regard, he underlined the intense research activity that the company is developing in this area over the last few years, to provide new food and health solutions.

ELPOZO ALIMENTACIÓN is a pioneer in healthy eating, thanks to product ranges such as BienStar, All Natural or its line of Extra Tiernos in fresh pork, turkey, chicken and beef.

The company collaborates with universities and scientific associations throughout Spain in research projects that contribute to improving the health and well-being of consumers.

Source: Grupo Fuertes

Confederation, Mancomunidad del Taibilla and Acuamed coordinate efforts to meet the demand for human supply

November 22nd, 2017

The Segura Hydrographic Confederation (CHS), the Commonwealth of the Taibilla Canals and Acuamed have held a working meeting today to monitor the evolution of the drought in the Segura basin.

The objective of this meeting is to coordinate efforts to meet the human supply, the main priority of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment.

In addition, during the meeting the mechanisms to optimize the functioning of the desalination plants that at this time of water scarcity have become a fundamental part of the Special Drought Plan have been studied.

The CHS maintains a permanent contact with the different users of the Segura basin.

These and other meetings are serving to streamline the management of scarce water resources available.

Source: CHS

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