Political education is the way to strengthening democracy and development in Cabo Verde – President of JpD

São Filipe, May 13 (Inforpress) – Political education is the way to strengthen democracy and the development of Cabo Verde, defended this Saturday the president of Youth for Democracy (JpD), Euclides Silva, who is visiting the Fogo island.

The JpD promoted the second edition of the University of  Local Government (UPL) for the first time in Fogo Island, under the theme “to educate to lead”, and its official said that the dynamics and interest revealed by about one hundreds of young people from the three municipalities of the island demonstrate that the university is worthwhile and political education is the way to strengthen democracy and development.

According to Euclides Silva, the University of Local Government aims to share knowledge about local power, on the one hand, and to encourage and prepare the youth of the island to be able to participate in Local Government and on the other to integrate the municipal lists, if necessary, contributing to the development of its community, island and Cabo Verde as a whole.

The president of the JpD, Euclides Silva, who makes his first official visit to Fogo Island, accompanied by the secretary general of this organization, Esmael Teixeira, classified as fruitful this movement, noting that the JpD’s delegation was received by the councilman of the City Hall of São Filipe, responsible for the ​​youth area, who presented the projects and investments that the City Hall has made for the youth of São Filipe.



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