Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Government representatives arrive in Angola to attend the Luanda Biennale

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The Angolan Foreign Minister, Tite Antonio, headed to the “4 de Fevereiro” International Airport to receive the dignitaries, who will participate alongside other dignitaries in the event that begins tomorrow and continues until next November 24.

The Luanda Biennale, as the event is known, is expected to be attended by the presidents of Cape Verde, José María Neves; From Sao Tome and Principe, Carlos Vila Nova, and from Ethiopia, Sahel-Work Zewd.

Other prominent figures who will speak at the meeting include former Nigerian leader Olosinjo Obasanjo. From Mozambique, Joachim Chissano, from Malawi, Joyce Banda.

Angolan President João Lourenço tops the list of speakers during the forum, in which the President of the African Union, Azali Assoumani, will also speak. From the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the advisor of the aforementioned organization, Kgalema Motlanthe.

All technical, human and logistical conditions have been created for the implementation of the biennale dedicated to the prevention of violence and the peaceful resolution of conflicts, based on education, cultural and intercultural exchange, event spokesman Neto Junior said on Tuesday. Dialogue between generations.

About 850 people from 63 countries are expected to participate during the event, including officials from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the African Union, and forum coordinators along with Angola.

Figures from the continent and the diaspora will gather here, where representatives of civil society and young Africans will also meet.

The event’s agenda includes six panel discussions, where the session dedicated to youth as actors in promoting a culture of peace and social transformation on the continent will host the high-level dialogue.

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Other topics that will be covered include technology and education as tools for achieving gender equality; The role of women in peace, security and development processes; The process of transforming educational systems: innovative practices and financing in the African context.

As well as the challenges and opportunities of integration on the African continent and the prospects for economic growth. In addition to climate change, the ethical challenges it entails, its impact, adaptation to it, and its vulnerability to this phenomenon.

The Luanda Biennale will also include many parallel events, from artistic performances and cultural activities to meetings of religious institutions.

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