The metaphor of the global village appears, thus, to be quite appropriate.
A village is not characterized by persons - clones of each other. Rather, each villager, each member of the community, has a unique physiognomy, occupies a well defined place, possesses a personality that is simultaneously distinct and socially viable. The village, contrary to the city, collaborates more than competes, and its progress is generally the result of common effort.
In a simple cerimony, every year Ruben Cabral delivered the Pupils diplomas at CLIP - Oporto International School.In the picture is Filipe Candeias, the CLIP Dean Doctor Ruben Cabral, Mrs Lidya Silva and Mr. Fritz Spauen.