“Francisco's Economy” arrives in the Algarve

The project was born from a letter addressed to young people by Pope Francis

The program “Economia de Francisco” will arrive in the Algarve with a presentation and debate session on this initiative, on the 26th of May, at 21 pm, in online format. 

The first session will feature the presence of Joana Castro e Costa, executive director from Leadership for Impact – Knowledge Center at Nova SBE, and Ricardo Zózimo, assistant professor at Nova SBE School of Business and Economics.

This project, which was born from a letter addressed to young people by Pope Francis, challenges them to participate in an event with the purpose of rethinking a “different economy, which makes people live and does not kill, includes and does not exclude, humanizes and does not dehumanize, care of creation and does not devastate it», according to Pope Francis, in the letter Christus Vivit.

«Thus, the “Francis Economy” was born from a worldwide movement and arrived in Portugal, driven by professionals, researchers, entrepreneurs, students and young people who want to challenge, reflect and act for an economy more centered on love and care for what we want. surrounds, with S. Francisco de Assis as inspiration», says the Chaplaincy of the University of Algarve (UAlg) that promotes the session.

This session has the partnership of ACEGE Next, the nucleus that represents the generation between 20 and 40 years of the Christian Association of Entrepreneurs and Managers.

“Your universities, your companies, your organizations are flowerbeds of hope to build other ways of understanding the economy and progress, to combat the culture of disposal, to give a voice to those who do not have it, to propose new lifestyles », concludes the Pope in the letter Christus Vivit.

Registration for the session can be made through the link.