Lisbon Geography Society and Vila do Conde City Municipality jointly promote a commemorative day of the 2019 National Maritime Day under the theme "Water: State of Life on Earth", a plural celebration of the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Magalhães-Elcano circumnavigation journey (1519-1522).
On November 1st, the Instituto Superior Técnico student Sofia Grave Ferreira was awarded the prize for the best architectural concept ideia for thr Portuguese Cultural Center - Centro Cultural Português - in Guinea Bissau. The ceremony took place at Portuguese Embassy where the Mr. Ambassador António Alves de Carvalho handed out the prize to the winner.
The Biombo Region Development Plan was presented in October 28th to the Biombo Regional Government with the presence of the Governor. In the afternoon the plan was presented at the Ministry of Territorial Administration.