The French Government honors Dr. Margarita Vannini

November 01, 2017

Margarita VanniniDirectora del Instituto de Historia de Nicaragua y Centroamérica (IHNCA).  Margarita was just inducted as an Official into L’Ordre des Artes et des Lettres by the French Government for outstanding work in the fields of arts and letters—see the link below for more information on the ceremony.  This is in recognition of her commitment to promoting these fields, her time in the French Government, and her dedication to excellence at the IHNCA.  Margarita was actively and prominently involved in the literacy campaign launched in Nicaragua by the Sandinista government in 1980. She has also chaired the UNESCO-sponsored Committee of the Memory of the World for Latin America Programming and many other significant cultural projects, many of which have inspired positive change in her country.

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