An award for both the work and methodology developed for the education of Mozambican girls and women. A transformative movement that brings together young women of different ages and distinct phases of development to gain mutual inspiration, support and transformation.
Interview with Carolina Cerqueira, the Angolan Minister of State for Social Welfare
Having presented last July the first voluntary report from the Angolan government on the Sustainable Development Goals to the United Nations Economic and Social Council, this initiative received a warm welcome from the international community that is attentive to the efforts the country has been making to improve the popular standard of living and strengthen the rule of law under a democratic state. In interview, Carolina Cerqueira reveals the priorities of the government led by João Lourenço for the social domain with a particular emphasis on health, education, employment, social protection, justice and economic growth, among others and explains the work that has been done while accepting there is still much to do in a country where combating poverty and investing in the qualification of citizens rank very much as the prevailing priorities.
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.