Alhama City Council has signed a collaboration agreement with the UCAM, San Antonio Catholic University of Murcia, with the aim of supporting social and economic development of the municipality.
The agreement includes a set of initiatives fall into three main areas: supporting the training and development of local and university human capital;
promotion of employability and social inclusion of entrepreneurs, unemployed and disabled;
and collaborative actions to turn the town into a smarter, more sustainable city, through projects like Smart Food Alhama de Murcia Valley.
The agreement was signed by the president of the UCAM, José Luis Mendoza, and the mayor of Alhama de Murcia, Fernando Alfonso Ceron, who emphasized the importance of the agreement, and said that "this agreement represents a step for the municipality to become a smart city project that will be possible thanks to the collaboration of the institution and the ITM Instituto Tecnológico de Murcia "The event was also attended by the CEO of ITM, D. Juan Hernández , who underlined that this collaboration, "allow making available to society alhameña all resources owned by the University, with the aim of improving the skills and talents of its citizens to adapt to the challenges of the new economy" .
Alhama de Murcia, along the lines proposed in the 2020 draft, develop a master plan that includes actions in the field of energy efficiency, mobility, public participation, good governance code, employment, health tourism, trade, environment and efficiency Municipal.
These initiatives make an intelligent urban model, which will lay the foundation for future development of the city with a highly innovative and avant-garde.
With regard to labor and social inclusion, supporting the development of entrepreneurs, unemployed and disabled people in the town, with the ultimate aim of promoting the creation of a new productive, and regeneration of existing.
The plan also promotes the vocation and the sport as a prerequisite for the development of healthy living conditions through social volunteer programs, either by organizing sports events.
The agreement provides a linguistic and technical training offer aimed at both citizens and local businesses.
Also lets you start an internship program for students of the University to perform in the City Council, and extensible to other entities and local companies that are interested in joining this project.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Alhama de Murcia