Sunday, August 1, 2021

Opinion

The Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Blažka Kepic, Ambassador of Slovenia to Portugal

Tal&Qual: Full stop, new paragraph…

José Paulo Fernandes Fafe, Former journalist and the majority shareholder of the company that owns “Tal & Qual” newspaper

Society

“A change in the paradigm of how we perceive old age is essential”

Interview with Manuel Lemos, President of União das Misericórdias Portuguesas (UMP)
The elderly support model in effect is misaligned. The profile of Portuguese society has changed greatly. People have different expectations in relationship to their own ageing, they wish to stay in their homes, maintaining their privacies and tend to master the technologies.

Opinion

Sisyphus, banking, management and the pandemic

Paulo Macedo, CEO Caixa Geral de Depósitos

Education is a counter-cyclical investment

Ana Rita Bessa, CDS-PP Member of Parliament

Sustainability and Purpose

António Casanova, CEO Unilever FIMA and Gallo Worldwide

Society

“Mothers and children play a relevant role in the design of current societies”

Interview with António Vitorino, Director-General of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM)
The Director-General of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) is deeply concerned about the growth of transnational crime networks following the closure of borders due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In an interview with PRÉMIO magazine, António Vitorino urges all states to include migrants in their national vaccination plans. And warns to the new reality that affects migration and is closely linked to climate change. “There are more and more people living internally displaced within their countries, largely due to climate change,” he says.

Economics

“Tourism, TAP and airport are vital for the economic recovery”

Interview with Pedro Siza Vieira, Minister of State, of the Economy and Digital Transition
In interview with PRÉMIO, Pedro Siza Vieira, Minister of State, of the Economy and Digital Transition, speaks about the digitalisation of the economy and society, the importance of requalifying tourism for better economic growth, the business case for TAP and Lisbon’s need for a new airport. Siza Vieira furthermore highlighted the growth in foreign direct investment in Portugal, which reached its highest ever level in 2019, the growth potential of certain industrial sectors, especially healthcare and the need for Portuguese banks to finance productive investment. The economic relationships of the European Union with the rest of the world and the advantages of the connections between Portugal and the CPLP member states feature among the other themes approached.
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The Vaccine Revolution

How mRNA Can Stop the Next Pandemic Before It Starts
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Recent articles

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Tal&Qual: Full stop, new paragraph…

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Adulthood

António Figueira, Director European Economic and Social Committee

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Nuno Marques, Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Visabeira

Is sustainability a new mantra?

Pedro Norton de Matos, Founder of the Green Festival

It’s forbidden to forbid!

This editorial is of celebration. Without any euphoria but with a great deal of pride. The business figures for 2020 were very substantial. We may once again state that, among the companies that submit their accountancy and management reporting in accordance with the law, we are not only the market leader but are above all an increasingly solid company.
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Featured company

60 years transforming Delta into the coffee of our lives

Interview with Rui Nabeiro, Founder and Chairman of Grupo Nabeiro-Delta Cafés
Delta first emerged in 1961, housed in a warehouse with a fraction over 50 square metres and three employees. Today, the Nabeiro group spans the most diverse areas: from food to hotels, automobiles to real estate. From Campo Maior, Delta set off to conquer the world and now maintains a presence in over 35 different countries spread across five countries and accounting for the jobs of 3,500 persons. This year the company, which is also a family, is commemorating its 60th anniversary.

Economics

A toast to Madeira

The fortified wine, madeira, is one of the calling-cards of the Portuguese island that gave the wine its name back in 1450. Appreciated down through history by figures such as Napoleon, Shakespeare and Churchill, madeira has become a symbol of distinction and nobility all around the world.

Law

From the Arab Spring to the Western Autumn

João Vieira de Almeida, Managing Partner at VdA-Vieira de Almeida

Being short

Nuno Galvão Teles, Managing Partner at Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
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Diplomacy

“Israeli creativity has to do with the fact that there is something very fundamental in the Jewish way of thinking: asking questions, challenging the...

Interview with Raphael Gamzou, Israel Ambassador
No matter one’s opinion on the policies of Israel, and the Middle East, most people would agree that in many issues it is a different country – not just of its neighbours but different from any country. But on the long run, is it Israel’s ambition to be “less different”?

Portugal e Guiné-Bissau: O Eixo da Maledicência ou a Cooperação Estratégica

Hélder Vaz, Embaixador da Guiné-Bissau em Portugal

Society

Portugal e a sorte do melhor dos piores

Selecção nacional terminou em 3º na fase de grupos. Em 2016, o posto deu o título europeu. Cinco anos depois, no Euro2020, a nº1 mundial e 100% vitoriosa da fase de grupos, a Bélgica aparece no caminho no mata-mata, a Itália mostra-se bela, a Espanha ainda não encantou, os Países-Baixos somam vitórias e golos, a Inglaterra tem encontro marcado com a Alemanha nos oitavos e a França corre como favorita.

What history tells you about post-pandemic booms

People spend more, take more risks—and demand more of politicians
© The Economist Newspaper Limited, London, 25th April 2021

Opinion

Grupo Visabeira in line with the future

Nuno Marques, Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Visabeira

75 years of making a difference

Beatriz Imperatori, Executive Director of UNICEF Portugal

Is sustainability a new mantra?

Pedro Norton de Matos, Founder of the Green Festival

Sport

Euro2020: European champions again on the conquest of Europe

26 players, 11 winners of the European title in 2016, one debutant, Pedro Gonçalves, two cities, Budapest and Munich, two countries in the group phase, Hungary and Germany and two old rivals, France and Germany. Portugal and Fernando Santos, reigning European champions, depart in conquest of Euro 2020. The event, taking place one year late due to the pandemic, spans 11 cities in 11 countries, from 11 June to the 11 July. Kick-off in Rome and the final in London. Fans back in the stadiums with capacities between 25% and full-houses.
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World

Europe

Modelling a new Partnership between Europa and Africa

Bernardo Ivo Cruz, Conselheiro na Representação Permanente de Portugal junto da UE
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Africa

“Digitalisation and technological transformation are vital to BFA

Interview with Luís Roberto Gonçalves, CEO of Banco de Fomento Angola (BFA)
The pandemic defined his first year in the leadership of the BFA Executive Commission, a situation he defined as “challenging” to which the Bank responded with “resilience and adaptation”. The priority attributed to digitalisation is to be strengthened this year in conjunction with the development of human capital and improving the efficiency of internal processes, said Luís Gonçalves, the first Angolan to lead BFA, a house that he knows very well after 27 years of employment there.

Shift, mindset, awareness and reboot. Is there a place for Mozambique in an eco-friendly future?

Pedro Cativelos, Executive Director of Media 4 Development
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Americas

Oil, iron ore and the consumer

Bruno Rosa, Prémio
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Practice What You Preach

Global Human Rights Leadership Begins at Home

Asia and Middle East

A jewel in the desert

In the last issue of PRÉMIO, we highlighted one of the world events that will mark the year 2021: Expo 2020 Dubai. This exhibition will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, between October 1, 2021, and March 31, 2022. Portugal will be represented under the theme “A World in a Country” with its pavilion and many outstanding events. To get the most of your stay, here we offer some suggestions to visit, enjoy and relax in the largest city in the United Arab Emirates.
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Opinion

For the over-18s

David Seromenho, CEO CV&A Brazil

18 years of making a difference

Inês Santos, Corporate Communications Sub-director at CV&A

Adulthood

António Figueira, Director European Economic and Social Committee

18 years of being a special case

Pedro Reis, Head of Institutional Banking at Millennium BCP

In the age of disinformation

Nicolau Santos, President of the Board of Directors of (state broadcaster) RTP

Partners and friends

Ricardo David Lopes, Prémio
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Editorial

António Cunha Vaz, Chairman at CV&A

“This editorial is of celebration. Without any euphoria but with a great deal of pride. The business figures for 2020 were very substantial.”