Observatories and Laboratories
The Observatories are technical and research structures. In the case of the Inequality Observatory (Observatório das Desigualdades), of the Emigration Observatory (Observatório da Emigração - OEm) and of the Portuguese Observatory of Cultural Activities (OPAC), CIES-IUL is responsible for their functioning and scientific coordination. Of the Observatory on Families and Family Policies (Observatório das Famílias e das Políticas de Família - OFAP), CIES-IUL is a research partner and its researchers are integrated in the Coordinating Comission of the Observatory. CIES-IUL is a Honorary Member of the Observatory on Communication (Observatório da Comunicação - Obercom).