Nov 05, 2015
from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
|Where||Alison Richard Building, SG1|
|Contact Name||Dr Andrés Villar-Gertner|
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The Centre of Rising Powers (CRP) and the Centre of Latin American
Studies (CLAS) are pleased to invite you to the talk
“Brazilian Foreign Policy in the 21st Century”
by Ambassador Celso Amorim, Brazil’s former Minister of Foreign Relations under the Lula administration (2003-2010).
All are welcome. The event will be followed by a wine reception.
Celso Amorim served as Minister of Foreign Relations (1993-1994 and
2003-2010), and as Minister of Defence (2011-2014) of Brazil. Prior to
that, he served as the Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United
Nations in Geneva (1991-1993) and the World Trade Organization
(1999-2001), as the Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United
Nations in New York (1995-1999) and as Ambassador to the United Kingdom
(2002). He was also Chief Executive Officer of the Brazilian Film
Corporation (Embrafilme) from 1979 to 1982 and served as
Under-Secretary in the Ministry of Science and Technology (1985-1988).
This year UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Celso Amorim to be
a member of the UN High-Level Panel on Global Response to Health Crises.
He is the author of several books and other publications on Culture,
Science and Technology Policy and International Relations. His latest
book is entitled Teerã, Ramalá e Doha (2015).