During the “Gathering of Educators in the lead up to the Bicentenary, in the field of Educational Reforms” that took place on the 11th, 12th and 13th of June, the Eduardo Delgado Gurrola, President of the Tamaulipas UNESCO club invited the participating States to endorse the proposal to declare the week from the 28th of September to the 3rd of October this year as the “Week of Peace and Nonviolence” with the intention to *“make efforts so that this declaration becomes National, in addition to promoting that in every participating State, on the 2nd of October there is a March to Promote the World March for Peace and Nonviolence”*, he added. The proposal was very favourably received in Delgado’s opinion.

In the gathering were present the Coordinators of the network of Schools Associated to UNESCO, from the state of Mexico, Durango, Zacatecas and Tamaulipas. The UNESCO education advisor in Mexico, Dr Ricardo Guerrero Morales was also present together with the Technical Secretary of the Mexican Commission of Cooperation with UNESCO, José Arturo Yañez and other important people who expressed their endorsement of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence.

The academic added that *“the commitment is to extend the invitation to the Coordination bodies of the Network of Schools Associated to UNESCO in all the States of the Republic, to Civil Society, and in general so that this declaration may reach a national level”*.

In the event, the teacher Josefina Borrego, Coordinator of the Network of Schools Associated to UNESCO in Durango and in turn Director of the State Technical Education Council, in her role on the Bicentenary of Independence celebration committee echoed the proposal.