This Report was made possible by the generous support of the Government of the Republic of Cabo Verde, and coordinated by the Centro de Políticas Estratégicas (Center for Policy Strategy, CPE). For their kind support for the rapporteur team, a special thanks is extended to the entire leadership and staff of the Executive Secretariat and the Director of the Unit for Local Development in the Office of the Prime Minister. The Joint Office of the United Nations-Cabo Verde and the UN Volunteer program, represented by Ms. Zélia Rodrígues, offered valuable support during the recruitment and training of rapporteurs and other volunteers during the Praia Forum. Members of the Executive Committee of the 4th World Forum of Local Economic Development offered their kind support and guidance in preparing the Report. A special thanks is also extended to the University of Cabo Verde (UNICV), the School of Business and Governance (ENG), and the Social Action department represented by Mr. Adilson Neto, for generosity of their support in terms of time, equipment and use of university meeting space in the recruitment, selection and training of volunteers. We thank all university students for the enthusiasm, dedication and solidarity demonstrated by the willingness to participate as volunteers in the Praia Forum. A Rapporteur Team of dedicated young professionals volunteered their time and energy, working long hours and under difficult conditions, to record the debates and discussions in all 54 sessions of the Praia Forum. We gratefully acknowledge their dedication, patriotism, solidarity and global citizenship to contribute the success of the Praia Forum.