Scholarship Application is now open for Candidates - Submission deadline is 14th February, 2015.
The British Embassy in Lisbon was the venue for the official launch of Safe Communities Portugal during a ceremony held on 14th January 2015. The ceremony was hosted by British Ambassador to Portugal, Kirsty Hayes, and attended by the Dutch Ambassador to Portugal, Govert Bijl de Vroe, representatives from other missions, representatives of the Office of the Mayor of Lisbon and of the Mayor of Cascais, Public Security Police (PSP), Guarda Nacional Republicana (GNR), Autoridade de Protecção Civil (ANPC), as well as other invited guests and media.
Happy New Year from Projecto Darte!
See full details for attached newsletter from Projecto Darte, regarding December 2014.
Projecto Darte News for November, 2014. Read further for full details and download the Newsletter.
The highlights of October are:
The daughter of a deceased benefit claimant, who was living in Portugal, has been sentenced to 12 months in prison in the UK after falsely claiming over £73,500 in benefits. Maria Joao Ferreira Lucas, whose mother passed away in January 2008, posed as her mother to claim her benefits. She failed to inform the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) of her mother’s death and transferred all benefits claimed by her mother into her own account.
How to participate and share presents with local children - Operation Christmas Child 2014.
In this video you can learn about how Projecto Darte works in developing young people's self-esteem in a warm and creative environment.
Legality of Search warrant should be questioned.
New figures show fall in some serious types of consular case, but FCO still helped over 17,000 British people last year.
The British Behaviour Abroad report 2014, published today, highlights that while millions of British nationals still travel abroad every year, there has been a decrease in some of the serious types of consular case in the past year.