The IPP is founded on the following values, which guide it in pursuing its mandate:
Excellence – rigor and the search for excellence, seeking to constantly maintain a high level of execution;
Inclusion and Pluralism – promotion of and respect for the diversity of ideas and opinions;
Innovation – in both approach and thought;
Sharing – of knowledge, of ideas, of thoughts and of perspectives;
Citizenship Awareness – aimed at greater and wider participation on the part of civil society in opinion- and public policy-making.
> CAPACITY-BUILDING IN LEADERSHIP
These training courses are aimed primarily at young people of Portuguese speaking countries acting in various sectors (public, private, civil society).
Thus, training and capacity building programs are facing primarily to: (i) basic principles of leadership, (ii) development management, (iii) entrepreneurship, (iv) civic engagement and (v) democratic governance.
- Strengthen the highest standards and ethical principles, also values in line with democratic governance, human rights, gender equality and sustainable and inclusive development in order to positively influence the attitudes and the practices of the current and next generation young leaders in the Portuguese-speaking countries.
- Strengthen the build capacity for leadership and practical skills, promoting innovation and the efficient management of social, political and economic transformation.
> STRATEGIC DIALOGUE
These dialogues are open to the public and discuss themes that careful scrutiny and informed is expected to contribute to the formulation / reformulation of sensible policies, consistent with the reality on which they intend to act.
- Create a space for high-level dialogue and reflection on issues of critical importance to Cabo Verde, for Africa and for the world.
- Strengthen the exercise of citizenship, especially within the Cabo Verdean society.
- Contribute to a truly participatory democracy.
> Board of Directors
Freedom fighter, he has headed the PAIGC delegation to negotiate the independence of Guinea-Bissau and Cabo Verde. From 1975 to 1991 he was prime minister of Cabo Verde. From 2001 to 2011 he was President of the Republic of Cabo Verde. Winner of the Mo Ibrahim Prize at the end of its mandate, recognizing their role in the development of Cabo Verde. He is currently chairman of Amilcar Cabral Foundation.
Law degree from the University of Coimbra in 2003. From 2004 to 2009 she was advisor to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. In the private sector, she worked at Prime Consulting from 2010 to 2012. Member of the Amilcar Cabral Foundation.
Degree in Development Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague, Netherlands. Degree in Management from the University of Massachusetts Boston (with Minor in Economics), postgraduate degree in Management from Harvard University, and Master degree in International Cooperation and Development from the School of Economics and Management (ISEG), Technical University of Lisbon. Worked at the Cooperation Department of the Executive Secretariat of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP), in Lisbon, and at the Permanent Missions of Cabo Verde and Portugal to the UN in New York.