Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former president of East Timor, José Ramos-Horta talks about his participation as keynote speaker at the 6th Brazil Africa Forum, to be held on November 22 and 23 in Salvador, Brazil, with the theme Youth Empowerment: transformation to achieve sustainable development.
Ramos-Horta’s work for the construction of peace and development of the human rights is recognized worldwide, after having transformed the scenario of war and poverty in East Timor, a former Portuguese colony that had suffered 24 years under the domain of Indonesia.
Dr. José Ramos-Horta was laureated with the Nobel Peace Prize in 1996. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Brazil Africa Institute.
Registration for the 6th Brazil Africa Forum is open.