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April 6, 2015

Managing Director of Christian Democratic Party Dr. Schüler visits Brazil

Dr. Klaus Schüler, Managing Director of the German CDU visits Brazil in order to exchange ideas in several discussions of utmost importance. He is together with Vincent Kokert , the CDU managing director of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern traveling to Rio de Janeiro and Brasília to meet with the leaders of PSDB and Democrats. more…

March 17, 2015

Forum attracts more than 350 people

XXII Forum Brazil – Europe

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung conducted the XXII Forum Brazil – Europe. For the very first time, more than 350 participants were welcomed by the organizers in the Brazilian Congress. The forum held the title “Brazil and Europe – Partners on the global stage”. more…

March 2, 2015


The heads of the environmental departments from the capitals of the northeast states convene for a regional conference of the Forum CB27 in Aracajú, the capital of Sergipe. The event closed with the launch of a Caderno Adenauer about governance and sustainability in cities. more…

February 10, 2015

Instituto de Tecnologia & Sociedade

ITS Global Policy Fellowship Program – 2015

Our partner ITS invites researchers, graduate students as well as professionals working with technology policy to apply to its Global Policy Fellowship Program. The Global Fellows will work with the team who created and developed the landmark “Marco Civil” legislation, a bill protecting fundamental internet rights in Brazil. more…

December 12, 2014

KAS at COP20

The Foundation participated in the climate conference for the first time with an official Side Event and a variety of other events that supported the new bottom up approach decided during the climate negotiations. more…

December 9, 2014

Debates, Priorities and Trends

Transparency and Corruption

What are the priorities and trends towards greater transparency and the fight against corruption? These were the topics discussed at the Seminar Transparency and Corruption, held on Friday, December 12, at the Windsor Atlantica in Copacabana. more…

November 21, 2014

Brazil's biggest MUN

Opening of SiONU 2014

On 19 November 2014, the opening ceremony of Brazil's largest simulation of the United Nations took place in the historic Itamaraty Palace in Rio de Janeiro. 500 students participated in this year's edition of SiONU. more…

November 12, 2014

Cities and Climate Change

On November 12th the Brazilian capitals gathered for the fifth time for the annual meeting of CB27 to work on environmental politics together with the Forum CB27, ICLEI and the city of Belo Horizonte. more…

November 5, 2014

Here to Stay?

Brazil's New Middle Class

More than ten years ago, one third of Brazil’s population lived below the national poverty line. Today, more than half of them belong to the middle class. Members of this group are trying to find their societal and political role. What are the chances to consolidate and continue this success? more…

November 4, 2014

Latin America’s largest security confere

XI. Forte de Copacabana: "Multilateral security governance"

The 11th edition of Latin America's largest security conference "Forte de Copacabana" took place in Rio de Janeiro last month. The event was characterised by a lively exchange between scientists, military, diplomats, and strategists who discussed the role of Brazil in the international security system. more…