Wed, 15 May 2019 16:45 - Updated Wed, 15 May 2019 16:44
Angola at conference on oceans in Lisbon
Luanda - Angola will attend from Thursday a two-day International Ministerial Conference called "Oceans Meeting 2019" aimed to discuss the strategy for sustainable of oceans in Lisbon (Portugal).
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Minister of fisheries and sea Maria Antonieta Josefa Sabina Baptista
Photo: Francisco Miúdo
Representing the country is the minister of Fisheries and Sea, Maria Antonieta Baptista, who is attending the event at the invitation by her Portuguese counterpart, Ana Paula Vitorino.
The Angolan Minister will speak on the second thematic panel, under the motto: "Innovation, Blue Startups and Financing: New Challenges."
The Conference discusses every year the major themes of today's oceans, reflecting on the importance of the oceans and ensuring a sustainable blue economy.
According to a note from the Ministry of Fisheries and the Sea, Maria Antonieta Baptista will also participate in a Forum designed for businessmen of the sector in Lisbon on 18-20 May.
A Memorandum of Understanding will be signed between Angola and Portugal.
The minister’s working agenda includes visit to local fishing infrastructure.
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