Adapting to the New Normal: Remote Deliberations in the National Assembly of Cape Verde
About the Assembleia Nacional of Cape Verde | Brazil. Written on September, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has left a lasting impact on the world and has changed the way many organizations function, including national governments. The National Assembly of Cape Verde is one such example of a legislative body that has adapted to the new normal by employing remote deliberations to maintain the regular functioning of state institutions while safeguarding public health.
Cape Verde: A Brief Overview
Cape Verde, a small country on the west coast of Africa, has a resident population of around 500 thousand inhabitants and more than 1 million in the diaspora. The legislative body consists of 72 deputies and 5 specialized committees.