Information: Regional Government reinforces lines of credit to support companies
The Vice-President of the Regional Government announced today in Ponta Delgada new measures to support businesspeople in the archipelago with the aim of revitalising and relaunching Azorean economy.
Sérgio Ávila spoke at the signing ceremony of the protocols with banks for the lines of credit to support companies. The government official restated the Regional Government's commitment wi... more >>
Information: Regional Secretariat for Natural Resources allocates 40 thousand Euros to Azores Geopark
The Regional Secretariat for Natural Resources signed today in Horta a cooperation protocol with Azores Geopark, which became part of the Global and European Geoparks Network in March as the 53rd European Geopark.
"With the allocation of a financial support in the amount of 40 thousand Euros, this association will be able to develop this year various projects and actions with the aim of promo... more >>
Information: Vasco Cordeiro participates in the General Assembly of the Assembly of European Regions in Paris
The President of the Government, Vasco Cordeiro, will participate in the General Assembly of the Assembly of European Regions (AER) to take place in Paris on Friday and Saturday. This event has a special significance as the elections for the new Presidium, consisting of one president and eight vice-presidents, and the Bureau, which includes representatives of all member regions, will be held du... more >>
Information: National Strategy for the Sea discussed on Faial
In the context of the initiatives promoted for the discussion of a National Strategy for the Sea, the Regional Secretariat for Natural Resources promotes a debate at the Auditorium of Faial Botanical Garden on Thursday.
The public session starts at 6 PM and will be chaired by the Regional Secretary for Natural Resources, Luís Neto Viveiros. The event will be attended by the Captain of Horta... more >>
Information: Azorean Government wants to maintain quality of pedestrian trails in the Region
The Regional Director for Tourism stressed today in Ponta Delgada the need to ensure the quality of the regional network of pedestrian trails "either in terms of landscape and environmental concerns or in terms of safety."
Speaking to journalists on the sidelines of the meeting of the Monitoring Commission for Pedestrian Trails, João Bettencourt emphasised that the current situation of the r... more >>
Information: Public buildings open to the public on the Day of the Azores
The Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region of the Azores and the Regional Government will open to the public some of the main public buildings on Monday, May 20, from 3 PM to 6 PM as part of the celebrations of the Day of the Azores.
The buildings that will be open to the public next Monday include the seat of the Regional Parliament and the gardens of the official residence of the Presid... more >>
Information: Luiz Fagundes Duarte wants to tackle school failure
The Regional Secretary for Education, Science and Culture said in Ponta Delgada on Tuesday that one of his goals is to understand the reason why "so many children and youngsters" drop out school and fail to complete their education in order to change this situation.
Speaking during a visit to Domingos Rebelo Secondary School, Luiz Fagundes Duarte stressed that the fight against school failure mus... more >>
Information: Luís Neto Viveiros assures that the Regional Government does not encourage permanent housing of cattle in the Azores
The Regional Secretary for Natural Resources stated at the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday that the Regional Government does not encourage the permanent housing of cattle in the archipelago.
"The policy pursued by this Government is targeted at the maintenance of the traditional farming system in the Azores" in the dairy and meat sectors, stated Luís Neto Viveiros during the discussion of a... more >>
Information: Autonomic Commendations distinguish 37 personalities and institutions this year
The solemn session of the Day of the Azores to be held in the city of Horta next Monday, jointly organised by the Regional Government and the Legislative Assembly, will be celebrated with the bestowal of 37 Honour Commendations.
The Azorean commendations, whose legal scheme was approved in 2002, "aim to distinguish, during one’ lifetime or posthumously, citizens and legal persons who disti... more >>
Information: Regional Government and social partners agree on priorities for next Community Support Framework
The Vice-President of the Government said today that the Government and regional social partners agree on "what should be the priorities for the next Community Support Framework."
Sérgio Avila noted that these priorities include sustained economic growth, with "special emphasis on tradable goods and services" that will be targeted for exports due to the reduction of domestic consumption, ... more >>