April 11, 2022

Diaspora Council signs Memorandum of Collaboration with Cascais City Council

The Memorandum of Collaboration between the Municipality of Cascais and the Portuguese Diaspora Council was signed on Monday, April 11th, improving the existing partnership for several years.

For António Calçada de Sá, chairman of the Board, this agreement is part of the new strategy of working together with a municipality that hosts a significant part of the events of this association, such as the annual meeting, in Cidadela, and the EurAfrican Forum, at Nova SBE, in Carcavelos , among other events foreseen in the CDP activity plan.

“This relationship between Cascais and the Portuguese Diaspora Council has some objectives that we consider very important”, said Carlos Carreiras, mayor of Cascais, when signing the Memorandum.

And he gave examples: “attracting talent and a network of influences in the Portuguese Diaspora throughout the world, as well as attracting investment, not only for Cascais, but for the whole country. Cascais here serves as an anchor for the development of this relationship with the Portuguese Diaspora”, stressed the mayor.

The organization in Cascais of the “EurAfrican Forum” and the Annual Meeting of the Diaspora Council is also assured with the signing of this protocol, which provides for other counterparts of interest to the parties.


By the Portuguese Diaspora Council, April 11, 2022