The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) admitted the controversy presented by the State Commission for Human Rights of Jalisco (CEDHJ) about the cut of 140 million pesos assigned to the University of Guadalajara (UdeG) for the construction of the Museum of Environmental Sciences, informed the General Rector, Ricardo Villanueva Lomelí.
The admission of this resource said, supports the abuse of the rights to the environment and education.
“The controversy presented by the Human Rights Commission has already been accepted, which was a request that university students, professors and students made to the State Human Rights Commission, for the right to education, that museum is also a school and for the right of the environment that this museum is going to generate ”, he pointed out.
He added that, given the State’s doubt as to whether it was appropriate, he stressed that the CEDHJ is a constitutionally autonomous body, the UdeG is an OPD (Decentralized Public Organization) with constitutional autonomy, so that with the resolution of the Court it is corrected.
The 140 million pesos re-labeled by the state government are intended to lead to the completion of the first stage of the Hospital Civil de Oriente in Tonalá. But nevertheless, In November, the SCJN ruled in favor of the UdeG so that this fund is not withdrawn and the state government does not exercise the recourse until the controversies are resolved.
On the other hand, Villanueva stressed that the experts from the UdeG maintain a relationship with the state administration to support the health issue in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, for which they reached an agreement to modify the entrance to classes for upper middle on January 31 and above for February 8, in order to avoid greater crowds.
In addition, he assured that the issue of the budget is not discussed in those meetings, but that hopes that this issue can be addressed soon, which “attentive to the autonomy of the University” and that it has called for marches by the study centers of the entire university network so that the resource returns and is allocated to what was agreed from the beginning: the construction of the Museum of Environmental Sciences.