4th World Economic Development Forum Praia - Republic of Cabo Verde, 17 -20 October 2017

Contributio0n IAO 4e FMDEL 1In partnership with the National Organizing Committee and the Executive Secretariat of the 4th World Forum for Local Economic Development (LED), the staff of the Executive Secretariat of the West African Institute (WAI) is actively involved in the logistic preparation for the Forum that the City of Praia will host from 17th to 20th October 2017.

Mrs Vanilde Lopes, Executive Assistant at WAI contributes to the translation of documents and the practical organization of the activities of the Forum, while Mr Renato Frederico, Deputy Administrative Assistant, supports the participants' Nelson Mandela International Airport. Mr. Marcio Junior, Assistant Webmaster, is responsible of local transport (Airport / Hotel / Forum / City of Praia and around the island of Santiago).

The Director General of WAI, Professor Djénéba Traoré was invited by the Scientific Committee of the Forum to hold a conference on one of the selected themes for the interactive panels.

For more information on the 4th World Economic Development Forum, see the videos below:

Statement by HE Dr. José Ulisses Correia e Silva

Prime Minister of the Republic of Cabo Verde


Message from Madam Francisca Santos, President of the 4th FMDEL National Organizing Committee and some key stakeholders


Message from Madam Ulrika Richardson, UNDP Resident Representative in Cabo Verde


Presentation of the Forum


Presentation of the islands of Cabo Verde


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Contribution IAO SE IV FMDEL

Consult here the Agenda in English 


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