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“The infection resumes, let’s count on science”

ByMary M. Ward

Nov 15, 2021


Roma – “We are facing a period of time resumption of infectionEurope has been hit by a new wave of infections. It is invested in a few large, particularly organized countries which seem to be facing serious difficulties. in our countryThanks to the seriousness of our compatriots, The situation is less worrying But we are registering a constant and limited, but gradual and constant increase in infection. The President of the Republic declares that Sergio Mattarella Participation in the opening ceremony of the 781st academic yearUniversity of Siena.

This – continues the Head of State – reminds us of our duty Strictly observe the rules of caution which were noted and considered the importance of relying on science. And the President of the Republic to underline the epidemic: “We as a country, thanks to almost all of our fellow citizens, have faced Great sense of responsibilityShow respect for others and a common interest.

“The situation of immigrants in Belarus is incredible”

There are worrying circumstances. What is happening in several places on the border of the EU worries “on the question of the reception of migrants”, recalls Mattarella. Tensions on the border between Belarus and Poland. “It is astonishing – adds the Head of State – that the gap between the main principles proclaimed and Ignore the hunger and cold that people are exposed to at the borders of the European Union.

Speaking of hospitality, the President of the Republic also evokes the situation in Afghanistan, linking it to the choice of the University of Siena to give certain students the possibility of studying in Italy: “The reception of certain Afghan students decided by this university is important. An important choice in the face of a phenomenon observed in different parts of the European sphere of strange imbalance, contradiction and contradiction between the principles of union, between solemn affirmations of solidarity with the Afghans who have lost their freedom and rejection. to accept them.

The Head of State defines it as “an individual attitude, a reflection – he adds – on the situation and The intentions of the founders of the European Union who outlined and indicated broad perspectives, important, despite their awareness of the difficulties in reaching them, but they faced them with courage and determination. This is also why the position of this university which welcomes students from this country is so important.

‘BACCHETTATA’ on the PNRR: ‘Many acronyms used’

There is now a “massive use of abbreviations” in the Italian language. “to stick on”Excessive use of acronyms and acronyms, even in politics and journalismIt happens then that Mattarella speaks of the “government program called Pnrr”, which the Head of State calls “to Call her full name: National archery and the resilience plan. The President of the Republic notes: “I open a bow, Magnifico Rettore. I don’t know this has been done in some universities but otherwise it would be helpful, A study to investigate the consequences of excessive use of acronyms on the language And ease of communication.

“The role of the university is necessary to restart”

I am happy to register some positive statements that have appeared in the UAE government program Pnrr, as it is called, has six main tasksOne of the most important tasks that concern the university and the school with the aim of Increase the university offer, increase its qualityto extend it, also accompanied by a significant allocation of resources to the university, ”recalls Mattarella from the University of Siena.

Because – continues the President of the Republic – the role of universities is essential to the development of the country, to relaunch it through this plan. And therefore, it is necessary to increase its capacities, structures, interventions and areas to increase our country, the cultural level, the number of graduates and Awareness of the importance of skills and knowledge. Also because we increasingly need to develop knowledge through the study and research of various branches of knowledge increasing the interrelation between them, both human and scientific knowledge, in order to Look for research and study perspectives that are always discovered and in progress in the service of man. Eight centuries of history make it possible to see more closely and to see far, ”concludes Mattarella.