16 Dec 2022 - 08:45

Auditorium 1



8:30-9:00: Reception and registration of participants

9:00 am to 9:30 am: Opening session (MAI)


9:30 am to 10:45 am: 1st Panel: Protection of the elderly

Moderation: Ana Caetano (SGMAI)

  • Ricardo da Silva (GNR Lieutenant Colonel): “Elderly in Safety” Program
  • Inês Perestrelo (PSP Sub-commissioner): “Elderly in Safety” Program
  • Anabela Salgueiro (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation)
  • Patricia Oliveira (Regresso a Casa da AMP project)


10:45 am to 11:00 am: Break


11:00 am to 12:15 pm: 2nd Panel: The protection of people with disabilities

Moderator: Joaquim Correia Gomes (Desembargador Judge, TRP)

  • Paula Campos Pinto (Coordinator of the Disability and Human Rights Observatory – ISCSP): protection of people with disabilities
  • Odete Severino Soares (Mechanism for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities): The mechanism for the rights of persons with disabilities
  • GNR (speaker to be confirmed): Support Program for people with disabilities
  • Humberto Santos (President of the Board of Directors of the National Institute for Rehabilitation and Coordinator of the National Strategy for the Inclusion of People with Disabilities): National Strategy for the Inclusion of People with Disabilities


12:15 pm - 1:15 pm: 3rd Panel: Homeless Protection

Moderator: Ana Paula Pinto Lourenço (UAL)

  • ENIPSAA - Strategy Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation Group (GIMAE): The strategy for the protection of homeless people (speaker to be confirmed)
  • Ombudsman (speaker to be confirmed)
  • European Platform to Combat Homelessness (speaker to be confirmed)


1:15 pm to 2:30 pm: Lunch


2:30-3:45 pm: 4th Panel: Protection of victims of gender violence

Moderation: Bárbara Lobo (UAL)

  • Manuel Albano – Vice President of CIG
  • Dália Costa (ISCSP – Interdisciplinary Center for Gender Studies)
  • Helena Leitão (PGR, Representative of Portugal at GREVIO)
  • Sónia Duarte Lopes (APAV) – Female Genital Mutilation


3:45 pm to 5:00 pm: 5th Panel: Protection of Vulnerable Aliens

Moderation: Constança Urbano de Sousa (UAL)

  • Mónica Farinha (Portuguese Council for Refugees): People in need of international protection
  • Rita Penedo (TSH Observatory): Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings
  • Pedro Farias (Attorney General's Office): Protection of Unaccompanied Minors


5:00 pm to 5:30 pm: Break

17:30-18:00: Closing Session: Main conclusions

  • Ana Caetano (SGMAI)
  • Joaquim Correia Gomes (Desembargador Judge, TRP)
  • Ana Paula Pinto Lourenço (UAL)
  • Barbara Lobo (UAL)
  • Constança Urbano de Sousa (UAL)

General Secretariat of the MAI and Ratio Legis – Center for Research and Development in Legal Sciences at UAL (R&D Project “International Migration, Human Rights and Protection of Vulnerable People”)


Limited places. Applications open until December 13, 2022:


Department of Law