On the 20th January docomomo International and the International Council of Architects of Portuguese Language (CIALP) signed a Collaboration Protocol, represented by each President, Prof. Ana Tostões and Arch. João Belo Rodeia, respectively.
The main ambition of CIALP is to come close and to cooperate among its members, as well as the promotion of architecture among people who speak Portuguese, becoming a platform for the 150,000 Portuguese-speaking architects, which is about 10% of the entire number of architects in the world.
CIALP is a non-governmental and non-profit organization, constituted by the professional associations of architects of Portuguese-speaking Countries and Territories. It is an institutional partner of the International Union of Architects (UIA) and an advisory observer of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP).