• Português
  • Français
  • English
  • Español


Portugal-China: Trilateral Cooperation

IPDAL organizes a conference on partnership opportunities between Portugal and China in Latin America and Africa.

In co-organization with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, the Institute carried out an unprecedented initiative to debate Portugal’s role as a platform for Chinese investments in Latin America and Africa.

The conference “Portugal-China: Trilateral Cooperation within the scope of the Belt and Road Initiative” brought together personalities such as António Martins da Cruz, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Portugal, Zha Peixin, member of the Foreign Policy Advisory Group of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, José António García Belaunde, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru, Fathallah Oualalou, former Minister of Economy and Finance of Morocco and Diego Aulestia, former Minister of Foreign Trade of Ecuador.

Among other topics, the initiative discussed the implementation of the “One Belt – One Road” project in Latin America and Africa, as well as the role that Portuguese companies and institutions have to play in the context of China’s global strategy. To participate as speakers, some of the most prestigious experts and representatives of think tanks dedicated to China’s cooperation with the Latin American and African continents also traveled directly from Beijing.

IPDAL thanks the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, Fosun, Fidelidade, Millennium BCP, Nova School of Business and Economics (SBE), Cascais City Council and Nova China Club. The initiative took place on March 28th at Nova SBE, in Carcavelos.