Conference series “Horizons of the Future” returns to Loulé to debate “Hunger and Poverty”

On the 16th of February, at 21:00, in the Main Hall of the Town Hall

Photo: Mariana Carriço | Sul Informação

The cycle of conferences “Horizons of the Future” is back at the Salão Nobre of the Paços do Concelho, in Loulé, next Thursday, February 16, at 21:00, with the theme “Hunger and Poverty: Curing cancer with aspirin” . 

The theme will be addressed by Pedro Krupenski in a session presented by the director of Loulé Secondary School, Renata Afonso.

The lecturer joins this initiative to address a structural theme, which gains greater relevance in the current moment of crisis on a world scale, accentuated by all the environmental problems caused by climate change.

Pedro Krupenski has a degree in Law from the Catholic University of Portugal. He practiced law for a few years, later changing his career to the area of ​​Development Cooperation.



He worked for several years in the areas of health, education and sustainable development for different Portuguese and international non-governmental organizations and in different countries such as Mozambique and Timor-Leste. Back in Portugal, he assumed the executive direction of the Portuguese Platform of Non-Governmental Organizations for Development (NGDO) which was followed – with some other projects in between – the executive direction of Amnesty International – Portugal.

Years later, he took on the role of director of development at Oikos – Cooperação e Desenvolvimento, with which he also chaired the Portuguese Platform of NGDOs.

Currently, Pedro Krupenski is advisor to the board of directors of Fundação Oriente and, as a volunteer, member of the Board of Directors of the United Nations Association – Portugal and Ambassador of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The initiative is free entry.