THE NEW CHALLENGES OF PORTUGAL'S SECURITY AND DEFENSE
The Casa Carvalho Cerqueira Foundation was created in 2017 to help meet the new challenges facing Security & Defence (S&D) in Portugal, the European Union, NATO and the Community of Portuguese Language Speaking Countries (CPLP).
The Foundation’s aims are to encourage the development of teaching and scientific research by awarding study grants in universities, particularly the Military University Institute in Lisbon, the Military Academy (Portuguese Army), the Naval School (Portuguese Navy) and the Air Force Academy.
Promote cooperation between the Military University Institute and other military institutes or higher education establishments, national or foreign, in teaching, research, community support, cooperation and exchange in the field of military sciences / defence sciences / war studies and others of national security and defence interest
Publish relevant books for the study of military sciences / defence sciences / war studies.
Elaborate, execute and finance, by itself or in collaboration with other entities, national or foreign, studies and projects related to military higher education and military sciences / defence sciences / war studies;
Offer grants, prizes, scholarships and sponsor candidates for competitions designed to encourage training officers of the Portuguese Armed Forces and research in the area of military sciences / defence sciences / war studies;
Establish and administrate editorial activities.