The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture / Tagus Press is a multidisciplinary international studies and outreach unit dedicated to the study of the language, literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world. Working in close partnership with the Department of Portuguese and the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives, it is the oldest of these units devoted to Portuguese at UMass Dartmouth.

Events - 2017

A Conversation with Carlos Wahnon Veiga

Ambassador of Cape Verde to the United States

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 2:30 pm
Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture (LARTS 212), UMass Dartmouth

Are all welcome! Free and Open to the Public

Flyer of the Event (PDF format)

Carlos Wahnon Veiga
Carlos Wahnon Veiga, Ambassador of Cape
Verde to the United States

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture in collaboration with the Department of Portuguese presents

A Conversation with Carlos Wahnon Veiga, Ambassador of Cape Verde to the United States

Date: April  7, 2017 (Friday)
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture (LARTS 212)

Free and open to the public. Please use Parking Lot 1

Bio
Until his recent nomination as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Cabo Verde to the United States of America, Carlos Wahnon Veiga was a well-respected and experienced lawyer.

He holds over forty years of experience in public service, both as a magistrate and a senior public administration official, as well as in the exercise of government and parliamentary functions.

His specific areas of expertise include the definition and implementation of global and sectorial public policies, institutional and economic reforms, leadership of professional bodies, legal advice to public and private sector entities, attorney, international arbitration, lecturing on matters of administrative and international law, as well as on the field of legislation drafting.

In addition to his experience as a former Attorney General, Veiga has extensive Government and parliamentary experience, having held the high post of Prime Minister from 1991 to 2000, and having been elected Member of Parliament in 1985, 1991, 1995, and 2011.

For more information: Lisa Tavares, ltavares4@umassd.edu

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