The Portuguese Government congratulates the nomination of the former President of the Republic of Chile for the position of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. Michelle Bachelet has a notable history of intervening in defense of...

The Portuguese Government deeply regrets the loss of lives, injuries and damage caused by the earthquake that affected the island of Lombok in Indonesia. This earthquake is made even more consternating as it comes scarcely a week after another...

The Portuguese Government condemns the violent acts that took place in Caracas during the celebrations of the anniversary of the Bolivarian National Guard (Guarda Nacional Bolivariana) and restates its rejection of the use of violent means for...

The Portuguese Government deeply regrets the loss of dozens of lives in the wildfires sweeping through Athens, Greece. The Portuguese Government presents its sincere condolences to the Greek authorities and the relatives of the victims. The...

On the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), Portugal joins in the commemorations taking place all over the world over the next few months. The example and legacy of former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela remain of the...

The Portuguese Government salutes the steps taken by Ethiopia and Eritrea towards reconciliation, namely the signing of the Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship and the recent visits of the Ethiopian Prime-Minister, Abiy Ahmed, to Asmara, and...

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