CPLP committed to strengthening cooperation for economic, social development

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Luanda – The Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) reiterated Saturday in Luanda its commitment to strengthening solidarity and cooperation aimed at ensuring the economic and social development of the peoples.

The CPLP members commitment is expressed in “Luanda Declaration”, signed by the Heads of State and Government and their representatives at the end of the 13th CPLP Conference.

The participants also reiterated their commitment to defence of peace, the rule of law, democracy, human rights and social justice.

The leaders welcomed the choice of the motto “Building and strengthening a common and sustainable future” for the event and pledged to promote political dialogue, exchange of experiences and cooperation, with a view to enhancing the achievements of the CPLP in all areas.

As for Covid-19 pandemic, they considered it an additional challenge to the fulfillment of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals within the community, having expressed regret and solidarity with the victims of the pandemic, which affects the entire world.

They expressed support for international cooperation initiatives to accelerate development, production and equitable and universal access to diagnosis, treatment and vaccines against Covid-19.

 The CPLP reiterated the need to build public policies aimed at creating the necessary infrastructure to democratize access to new technologies, promoting training and education suitable for their use.

The Heads of State and Government decided to increase multilateral action in terms of capacity building, sharing of experiences, networking initiatives and development of partnerships, within the scope of promoting trade and investment aimed to preserve and create decent jobs, income and productive capacity.

They reiterated the importance of progressively integrating economic cooperation into the general objectives of the CPLP, as well as the consolidation of a multilateral community agenda for the sector, with a view to contributing to the economic and social development of the member states.

They adopted the Mobility Agreement between member states, an instrument that aims to effectively contribute to greater circulation within the community, to increase cooperation relations in all areas and to promote the feeling of belonging to the CPLP.

The CPLP members commitment is expressed in “Luanda Declaration”, signed by the Heads of State and Government and their representatives at the end of the 13th CPLP Conference.

The participants also reiterated their commitment to defence of peace, the rule of law, democracy, human rights and social justice.

The leaders welcomed the choice of the motto “Building and strengthening a common and sustainable future” for the event and pledged to promote political dialogue, exchange of experiences and cooperation, with a view to enhancing the achievements of the CPLP in all areas.

As for Covid-19 pandemic, they considered it an additional challenge to the fulfillment of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals within the community, having expressed regret and solidarity with the victims of the pandemic, which affects the entire world.

They expressed support for international cooperation initiatives to accelerate development, production and equitable and universal access to diagnosis, treatment and vaccines against Covid-19.

 The CPLP reiterated the need to build public policies aimed at creating the necessary infrastructure to democratize access to new technologies, promoting training and education suitable for their use.

The Heads of State and Government decided to increase multilateral action in terms of capacity building, sharing of experiences, networking initiatives and development of partnerships, within the scope of promoting trade and investment aimed to preserve and create decent jobs, income and productive capacity.

They reiterated the importance of progressively integrating economic cooperation into the general objectives of the CPLP, as well as the consolidation of a multilateral community agenda for the sector, with a view to contributing to the economic and social development of the member states.

They adopted the Mobility Agreement between member states, an instrument that aims to effectively contribute to greater circulation within the community, to increase cooperation relations in all areas and to promote the feeling of belonging to the CPLP.