BBC World Questions is a series of events delivered in partnership with the British Council. Image: BBC World Service
Date
Tuesday 14 January 2020 -
18:00 to 21:00

Healthcare, schools, the minimum wage and the growth of tourism - World Questions comes to Lisbon to discuss the nation’s most pressing political and social issues. 

The BBC’s Manuela Saragosa will present and a panel of leading Portuguese politicians and academics will debate questions raised by an audience at the CCB Belém Cultural Centre. 

From 01 January you can register for free tickets so you can suggest the subjects they tackle, and have your own say in a debate that will be heard around the world.  

The programme will be recorded on Tuesday 14 January. The event starts at 18.00 and will consist of a drinks reception, an artistic performance and the debate – which will be held in English. We hope to accommodate everyone, but please arrive on time to be sure of a place.

The debate will be chaired by the BBC’s Manuela Saragosa, and the panel will include:

  • Pedro Siza Vieira – Minister of State for the Economy and the Digital Transition, Socialist Party (PS)  
  • Miguel Pinto Luz – Deputy Mayor of Cascais, Social Democratic Party (PSD) 
  • Catarina Carvalho – Executive Editor in Chief of Diário de Notícias
  • Antonio Costa Pinto – Professor of Politics and Contemporary European History at ISCTE – Lisbon University Institute

BBC World Questions is a series of events delivered in partnership with the British Council.

As a cultural relations and educational organisation and partner of the BBC World Service, the British Council helps to enable a platform where the general public can join a democratic debate on a global forum.

Links to some of the previous broadcasts