Friday, December 2, 2022

Politics

Portugal-UK 650: Commemorations of the 650th anniversary of the Luso-British alliance

Maria João Rodrigues de Araújo,  President of Portugal-UK 650 and Fellow of the Faculty of Music at Oxford University

A glance into the future

António Costa attempted to convince Catarina Martins and, above all, Jerónimo de Sousa, but only unsuccessfully. The Bloco voted against the state budget as did the PCP and the five abstentions by the PAN and the two independent MPS were not enough even to get the bill through to the phase of specialist discussion. now, after Marcelo has sounded out the parties and the council of state, this is what will follow.

Strategy: a concept to take seriously

Maria Manuel Leitão Marques, Member of the European Parliament

The PS has no idea

João Cotrim de Figueiredo, Iniciativa Liberal MP

A new stimulus for the country

João Paulo Correia, Socialist MP

Framework and prospects for the next Bilateral Summit

Marta Betanzos Roig, Ambassador of Spain in Portugal

“I like to consider my role as the ambassador of the territory to the Council of Ministers”

Interview with Ana Abrunhosa, minister of Territorial Cohesion
In 2019, she promised to be the “ambassador” to the government for the cause of reducing the road tolls in inland regions. And she was successful. “That was my mission impossible”, Ana Abrunhosa declared, highlighting the importance of reducing the costs within those regions. The Minister of Territorial Cohesion took those regions into the interior of the Council of Ministers, establishing synergies among government sectors that would not otherwise have existed for the populations who, through option or need, live outside the major urban centres.

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

Hélder Vaz, Embaixador da Guiné-Bissau em Portugal

“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”?

“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 designer who conquered the world

Interview with Nini Andrade Silva
É conhecida como a ‘designer’ de interiores da Madeira, mas Nini Andrade silva gosta de tudo o que tem a ver com a arte e com o processo de criar. Já perdeu a conta aos prémios, nacionais e internacionais, que recebeu com as largas centenas de hotéis que desenhou nos mais variados pontos do mundo. E afirma que o seu ‘hobbie’ é trabalhar.

Strengthening Civil Society and its Capacity to Improve Quality of Life in Mozambique

Sarah James Founded on the ethics and values that drive inclusive progress and positive change, civil society institutions – from education and healthcare, to the...

“Without the private effort, the Portuguese State would not have been able to face the pandemic”

In an interview with PRÉMIO, Germano de Sousa, clinical pathologist and president of the josé Germano de Sousa Laboratory Medicine Centre, spoke about his career as a doctor, his former position as President of the Portuguese Doctors Association and the growth of his network of laboratories, operating in the field of clinical pathology laboratory trials and the main national player in this sector, currently performing 15 to 16% of Covid tests in Portugal.
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