The Minister of State for the Social Affairs Dalva Ringote Friday met with foreign diplomats in Angola to discuss issues related to the 3rd edition of the Pan-African Forum for the Culture of Peace and Non-Violence – Luanda Biennial, to be held on November 22-24, 2023.
In her capacity as coordinator of the multi-sector commission, Dalva Ringote conveyed detailed information on the preparations for the event.
Luanda Biennial will bring together national and foreign personalities in Luanda and will focus on culture of peace.
During the meeting, the minister asked diplomats for contributions, as well as participation in actions planned before and during the event.
At the end of the meeting, she told the press that the event will focus on peace, security, education, human capital, which are crucial for the sustainable development of the continent.
The official also mentioned the gender issues, women's participation in democratic processes and women's empowerment.
“We want to ensure that the great themes that move the continent are taken into consideration by the Heads of State and Government who will be able to participate in the event ”, she said.
The minister said that conditions are being prepared for the successful completion of the event to be held under the motto “Education, Culture of Peace and African Citizenship, as Tools for the Sustainable Development of the Continent”.
It will contribute to three fundamental purposes, among which the implementation of the “Action Plan for a Culture of Peace in Africa/Let us Act for Peace”, adopted in March 2013, in Luanda.
The event was instituted by Decision 558/XXIV, adopted by the 24th Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the AU in 2015, which directed the African Union Commission (AUC) to work, in concert with UNESCO and the Government of the Republic of Angola, for its materialization.
The Biennial of Luanda is an initiative of the Angolan Executive and takes place every two year
Source: Angola Press News Agency