Maria do Carmo Silveira
|Maria do Carmo Silveira|
|Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe|
8 June 2005 – 21 April 2006
|President||Fradique de Menezes|
|Preceded by||Damião Vaz d'Almeida|
|Succeeded by||Tomé Vera Cruz|
|Born||1960 (age 53–54)
Overseas Province of São Tomé and Príncipe, Portugal
|Political party||Social Democratic Party|
She was educated as an economist at the University of Ukraine and was governor of São Tomé and Príncipe's Central Bank from 1999 to 2005.
Silveira, the country's second female Prime Minister, is a member of the Movement for the Liberation of São Tomé and Príncipe-Social Democratic Party (MLSTP-PSD) and was a member of the party executive board.
Silveira declared that macroeconomic stability was her priority and made her mark by among others resolving the wage dispute with the unions in the public sector, securing assistance from the IMF and obtaining an agreement with Angola on cooperation in the oil sector 
- "At-a-glance: Women Prime Ministers". SBS News. 23 Aug 2013. Retrieved 2014-08-04.
- Jane S. Jensen (2008). Women Political Leaders. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 58–59. ISBN 9780230616851.
- Skard, Torild (2014) "Maria do Carmo Silveira" in Women of power female presidents and prime ministers worldwide, Bristol: Policy Press, ISBN 978-1-44731-578-0, pp. 300-01
Damião Vaz d'Almeida
|Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe
Tomé Vera Cruz
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