War Economy – direct and personal experiences (in English)

Online Seminar

- Honors degree from Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, jun 83 and High School, Colégio Militar, 1977; - Trainning as “journalist in a conflict zone and hostile environement” by Portugal´s army, 2008; - Professional journalist for 41 years, 16 of them in foreign assignments and as Bureau Chief in Southern Africa (Maputo and Johannesburg), presently senior reporter with Portuguese public tv RTP; - Covered five war conflicts mainly in Africa (Angola, Great Lakes, Mozambique, ANC armed struggle in South Africa, Swapo in the then African Southwest, now Namibia) but also in Lebanon and lately in Ukraine (four rotations); - Interviewed four Peace Nobel Prizes (Nelson Mandela, Frederik de Klerk, Desmond Tutu and Denis Mukwege) and dozens of international leaders and personalities; - Coordinated and presented Portuguese public tv (RTP) International Affairs weekly program “Olhar o Mundo”, voted for six years in a row Portugal's best television program on that field until 2017; - Author of seven books related with those experiences, namely “Homens Vestidos de Peles Diferentes” (Editora Ulmeiro), “Selva Urbana” (Editora Colibri), “Mandela, a Construção de um Homem” (Oficina do Livro), “Mandela o Rebelde Exemplar” (Editora Planeta), “Angola: O regresso do Fim do Mundo” (Editora Planeta), “Olhar o Mundo” (Marcador) and “Zona de Impacto” (Clube do Autor).
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