Praia, Sep 11 (Inforpress) – Minister of Culture and Creative Industries congratulated writer and artist Odair Varela on his appointment as Cabo Verde National Coordinator for the African Artist Peace Initiative (AAPI).
In a note sent on Tuesday to Inforpress, the official, on behalf of the Cabo Verdean executive, welcomes this appointment and encourages more young people to be part of these initiatives.
“It is satisfying to see young Cabo Verdeans interested and involved in issues regarding the culture of peace and social justice in Africa. The appointment of Odair Varela to a senior position of National Coordinator for Cabo Verde is an opportunity for him to encourage future leaders to contribute to the promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence in Africa,” reads the document.
Odair Varela will hold the position until August 2021 and will develop a framework for promoting peace through the arts in Cabo Verde and the region, based on AAPI tools and content.