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On an official visit to Latin America, IPDAL’s President held a series of high-level meetings in Montevideo. In addition to the Vice-President and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay, Paulo Neves met former President Luis Alberto Lacalle, several Directors of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and took part in a conference organized by Forum 2000. In Buenos Aires, IPDAL held meetings with Francisco Santibañes, President of the Argentine Council for International Relations, the main Argentine think tank dedicated to the study of International Relations, and with the Portuguese Ambassador to the Argentine Republic, Frederico Ludovice.

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IPDAL and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation’s Office for Spain, Italy and Portugal held a high-level dialogue dedicated to analyzing the results of the legislative elections on March 10. As part of its annual congress, the conversation brought together more than sixty people in Lisbon, including the Foundation’s main regional leaders as well as ambassadors and diplomats, journalists, business leaders and other stakeholders. Maria Castello Branco kicked off the proceedings with a brief contextualization of the national political scene in recent years, followed by a debate by young representatives of the main Portuguese parties: Miguel Costa Matos from the Socialist Party,…

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Professor Nadia Czeraniuk de Schaefer, Rector of the Universidad Autónoma de Encarnación, visited IPDAL accompanied by the Paraguayan Ambassador, Julio Duarte van Humbeck. Secretary General Gastón Ocampo was shown the projects that the University is developing and the synergies that can be established with the IPDAL Academy.

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The President of IPDAL, Dr. Paulo Neves, sent Her Excellency the Ambassador of Chile to Portugal, Marina Teitelboim, a note of condolence on the tragic death of the former President of the Republic of Chile, Sebastián Piñera. Madam Ambassador, It was with great surprise and shock that we saw the news about the unexpected death of the former President of the Republic of Chile, Sebastián Piñera. I would like to express to you, on behalf of myself and IPDAL, the Institute for the Promotion of Latin America and the Caribbean, our sincere condolences for the loss of a true defender…

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IPDAL and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation publicly presented their newest report, How Security Challenges Shaped the European Union’s Common Foreign Policy. The event took place on February 9th at the Autonomous University of Lisbon and served as an open lecture. The presentation was given by the authors, IPDAL’s Deputy Secretary General, Manuel Raposo, and the academic and specialist in radicalization and extremism, Cátia Moreira de Carvalho. The Naumann Foundation’s Director for Spain, Portugal and Italy, David Henneberger, opened the proceedings and the presentation was followed by a question and answer session. In attendance were members of the press, members of…

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IPDAL brought together the Minister of Tourism of Paraguay, Angie Duarte de Melillo, with students from the Tourism course at the European University. After a brief contextualization of the work carried out on the Tourism course by Professor Cláudia Gouveia, the students presented a series of tourism projects focused on Paraguay, highlighting the importance of this sustainable industry and promoting inclusive economic growth. The event was also attended by the Paraguayan Ambassador to Portugal, Julio Duarte Van Humbeck, the Rector of the European University, Hélia Gonçalves Pereira and the Coordinator of the Tourism and Hospitality Area, Sofia Almeida.

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IPDAL was once again present at the Lisbon Tourism Exchange, the biggest event in the sector in Portugal, presenting Latin American tourist destinations to the Portuguese public over five days. At the opening of its stand, the Institute brought together the Ambassadors of the countries present and the President of APAVT, Pedro Costa Ferreira, and its Executive Director, Ricardo Figueiredo. Professionals and the curious learned more about the region’s potential and offers for different types of tourism.

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Gastón Ocampo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied at Roanoke College, in the state of Virginia, USA, where he graduated in International Relations and Business Management. Former Member of the IPDAL Advisory Board and first Director of the IPDAL Academy, he arrived in Lisbon from Washington, DC, where he worked in the Office of the President of the Inter-American Dialogue, one of the main think tanks in the world dedicated to the study of Latin America.

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Wildiley Barroca is a young African leader engaged in promoting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Pan-Africanism. Founder of the National Youth Parliament for Water of São Tomé and Príncipe. He was the focal point of the Network of Young Leaders for the Sustainable Management of Forest Ecosystems in Central Africa (REJEFAC), the first young Santomean person to join the World Youth Parliament for Water, as well as the Pan-African Youth Union, the African Union’s Consultative Body in youth matters, having served as Advisor for Communication and Public Relations and later as Vice President, General Coordinator for Central Africa. He…

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Trainee lawyer at Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva e Associados, preparing her aggregation exam to the Bar Association, where she currently works with the Department of Public Law, Environment and Urbanism. Master in Transnational Law from Católica Global School of Law, with a dissertation entitled “The underrepresentation of Women in the International Courts”, having also completed an LL.M. Law in a European and Global Context from the same faculty. Occasional opinion in Observador, Revista Advocatus and other media outlets in the legal and political areas. Guest speaker at debates, events and conferences on politics and public policies.  Deputy…

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Ivan Gonçalves is 36 years old, has a degree in Biological Engineering Sciences from the Instituto Superior Técnico, a postgraduate degree in Business Management from the Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão, both at the University of Lisbon. He currently holds the position of Deputy to the Assembly of the Republic, being a member of the “Budget and Finance”, “Economy, Public Works, Planning and Housing” and “Foreign Affairs and Portuguese Communities” Committees, of the Occasional Committee for Constitutional Revision and member substitute member of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. He is also President of the Municipal Assembly of Almada, one of…

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