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“Gulf of Guinea: Piracy, mercenaries, navies and a role for Portugal” is the theme of the open class that will have Vice Admiral Henrique Gouveia e Melo as a speaker, moderated by Azeredo Lopes, professor at the Porto School of the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University.
The lecture will take place on November 16, at 2:30 pm, at the Ilídio Pinho Auditorium, at Universidade Católica in Porto.
Vice Admiral Gouveia e Melo, who commanded the frigate Álvares Cabral in the Gulf of Guinea to support maritime security in the region, will be invited to speak on this and other topics related to the Open Sea Initiative, which took place in the context of cooperation with the Community of Portuguese Language Countries.
“This is an important opportunity to expose our students to in-depth knowledge of the dynamics in the Gulf of Guinea and the role of Portugal in the region”, says Azeredo Lopes, professor at the Porto School of the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Portugal.
Inserted within the scope of the Subjects of International Relations course of the Master’s in International and European Law at the Porto School of the Faculty of Law, the class “Gulf of Guinea: Piracy, mercenaries, navies and a role for Portugal” is open to the general public, with online transmission.