Jorge Lopes Queta


Master in International Relations, specialized in Political Diplomatic Sciences. Thesis “Bem comum guineense, a unidade na diversidade das múltiplas pertenças e liberdades identitárias, Universidade Lusíada Portuguesa;
Bachelor Degree in International Relations, specialized in Cultures and Public Relations, ISCP-UTL.
Main Areas of Research
Political Philosophy; African Culture and Citizenship; History of Africa; Political Science; African Studies.

Professional and Academic Experience
Publicist, Marketing Consulter and Political Communication;
Guinea national expert in coordination, mobilization and monitoring of international aid, Government/PNUD/BAD;
Short term mission in the preparatory work of the Assembly General of the United Nations, Permanent Mission of Guinea-Bissau to the United Nations (2010-2011);
OECD consultant with the task of preparing the report on the financial situation and Macroeconomic of Guinea-Bissau to the annual report of the African Economic Area (2009 and 2010);
First Minister counsellor for international cooperation matters (2009);
Chief Executive of the Office (United Nations for Humanitarian Matters Coordination), UN-OCHA, Accra, Ghana (2008-2009);
National officer for Humanitarian Matters, OCHA, United Nation Coordination in Guinea Bissau (2005~2008);
Information and Communication Officer, UNICEF (2002-2003);
Image and Marketing Assessor in West Africa Bank (2002);
Advisor Directorate of Bissau Totta&Açores Bank, Santander Group, Central Hispano, Guinea Bissau, (2002-2003);
Guinea Bissau Pavilion Director in Expo’98, Portugal.

Conferencist in International Colloquy “Cultura, Humanismo e Desenvolvimento: Bem comum dos guineenses na tabanca humanidade”, Portugal (2001);
Conferencist in Colloquy “Cabral – Vida e Obra”, promoted by Associação Regresso das caravelas: “A imagem de Amílcar Cabral”, Portugal (2000);
Conferencist in the Seminar “Pluralismo Cultural. O ano da Tolerância”, Scientific Research Institute and Post-graduation of International University”, Portugal (1997);

Social and Organizational Competences
Member of the organization of I Cycle of Conferences about Guinea Bissau, Lisbon (2013);
Member of the Portuguese Democracy Institute (2007);
President of the Bissau Rotary Club (2005-2006);
Member of the Bissau Rotary Club (2002-2005);
Director of the Ubuntu Magazine (2001);
Coordinator of the External Relations Department of the Organized Commission – International Congress of Guinean students in Diaspora;
Founder of the Cultural Movement Ubuntu (1997);
United Nations Volunteer (1995),