COTEC Conference "Portugueses reencontram-se" with the participation of José Manuel Barroso
On 4 May 2012, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, visited Portugal and participated in the COTEC Council for Globalisation 2012, held at the Cidadela Palace, in Cascais.
On this occasion, he met with Aníbal Cavaco Silva, President of Portugal, Pedro Passos Coelho, Portuguese Prime Minister, Filipe de Botton, Member of the Board of Directors of COTEC Portugal and a group of Portuguese managers of large companies to discuss the role of the diaspora in the development of Portugal and the way to boost the Portuguese economy and business.
It is the fourth edition of this informal forum, founded in 2006 to discuss the impact of globalisation and its effect on the competitiveness of the economies. SHOTLIST