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Carmem Barros Furtado

Leaders Africa 2022


President, High Authority for Immigration


Cabo Verde



Carmem Barros Furtado is the president of Cabo Verde's High Authority for Immigration, a public institution with the mission to propose and develop measures and policies for the management of immigration and the social integration of migrants across the country. She’s contributed to the institutional evolution of Cabo Verde's approach to immigration and has been directly involved in the preparation and adoption of action plans on migrant integration. Carmem is passionate about field research and connecting with people from all walks of life.