Information: Regional Government to open Boqueirão Factory on Flores to the public
The Regional Secretary for Education, Culture and Science revealed today that the Boqueirão Factory located on the island of Flores will open to the public shortly after the completion of the restoration works; the museum's programme is at a completion stage.
"This factory marks the westernmost point of whaling history in the Azores", Luiz Fagundes Duarte stressed considering the initiative ... more >>
Information: Speech delivered by the President of the Government
Full speech delivered by the President of the Government, Vasco Cordeiro, at the Solemn Session to celebrate the Day of the Autonomous Region of the Azores in the city of Horta on Monday:
"On this day when we celebrate the Azores and our Autonomy, I address my first words to greet the Azorean people who, from Corvo to Santa Maria, are united by the feelings of Sharing, Hope and Solidarity tha... more >>
Information: Regional Director for Communities highlights importance of Houses of the Azores
The Regional Director for Communities restated the Government's priority to closely work with all Houses of the Azores in favour of "Azoreanity" and the promotion of the Autonomous Region of the Azores in the world.
Speaking at the session to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the House of the Azores of Algarve that took place in Faro last Saturday, Paulo Teves praised the work carried out by this... more >>
Information: "Açores Entre Mares 2013" campaign starts on the Day of the Azores
The "Açores Entre Mares" (Azores Between Seas) campaign, an initiative promoted by the Regional Government, through the Regional Secretariat for Natural Resources, will be held throughout the archipelago between May 20, European Maritime Day, and June 8, World Ocean Day.
The programme includes activities promoted by civil society organisations, local authorities, non-governmental environmen... more >>
Information: Vasco Cordeiro elected Vice-President of the Assembly of European Regions
The President of the Regional Government of the Azores, Vasco Cordeiro, was elected Vice-President of the Assembly of European Regions; the voting took place at the General Assembly of this organisation in Paris last Saturday.
Furthermore, the new President of the Assembly of European Regions, Hande Ozsan Bozatli, a native of Turkey, was also elected at the General Assembly as well as the remain... more >>
Information: Regional Government supports Health prevention initiatives
The Regional Secretary for Health conveyed on Friday his commitment to ensure the continuity of Health prevention initiatives.
Luís Cabral spoke at the 1st Health Fair that was held under the theme "Saúde em Movimento" (Health in Motion) at the Rui Galvão de Carvalho Basic Education School in the village of Rabo de Peixe, São Miguel Island.
The Regional Secretary praised th... more >>
Information: Regional Government welcomed publication of legislation on the disallocation of land on Santa Maria Island in the Official Gazette
The Government of the Azores conveyed on Friday its satisfaction with the publication of the legislation on the disallocation of land on the island of Santa Maria in the Official Gazette. According to the legislation, the land plots under the State's airport public domain as well as the buildings and infrastructures located in them will be transferred to the private domain of the Region.
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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: 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: 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 >>