13 February 2013

Angola: Debates and Academic Studies Centre Presented

Luanda — The Angola Debates and Academic Studies Centre (CDEA), an non-governmental organisation, was official unveiled on Thursday in Luanda, during a ceremony held at the Portuguese Cultural Centre.

The CDEA is an institution interested in tackling social, political, cultural, technical and philosophic problems through debates and concert of ideas.

It has as its priority the conduction of studies on the cultural identity of the "Angolan man", with the involvement of various walks of the society.

During its presentation, the CDEA official, Agostinho Sicato, said the centre has planned to run training programmes in various fields, namely civic and moral education, human rights, democracy and good governance.

He said the centre will study the electoral processes and provide guidelines for the strengthening of following processes and their credibility.

According to Agostinho Sicato, all projects will be run in partnership with various departments of universities' scientific research, individual and particular organisations.

During the ceremony of presentation, the CDEA signed a protocol with the International Association for Higher Education (AIFES), a Portuguese institution linked to training and higher education in the areas of Information and Communication Technologies and Digital Marketing.

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