The 3rd Conference on State Fragility took place

Last October 20th, at the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, the 3rd Conference on State Fragility organized by the Clube de Lisboa in partnership with the Univerisade Autónoma de Lisboa took place.

During the conference, issues such as the deterioration of international economic contexts were addressed, namely the growth of inflation, the increase in sovereign and private debts, and the disruption of energy and food production and supply chains and how they are affecting the majority of States, including so-called “development partners” and, consequently, the nature and volume of foreign aid.

The opening was attended by the President of the Lisbon Club, Francisco Seixas da Costa, with the Professor and Director of the Department of International Relations at the Autonomous University of Lisbon, Luís Tome, with the President of g7+ and Minister of Planning and Economic Development of Sierra Leone, Kenyah Barlay and also the UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of the United Nations Office of Project Services – UNOPS, Jorge Moreira da Silva.

The closing was attended by the OECD Director of Development Cooperation,  Maria del Pilar Garrido, from the President of Camões, IP Cooperation and Language Institute, Ana Paula Fernandes and with the viewing of a video message from the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste and Eminent Personality of g7+, Xanana Gusmão.