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October 20, 2014

Alumni meet scholarship candidates

Alumni meeting in Rio de Janeiro

After the inauguration of the first Brazilian alumni roundtable alumni and scholarship candidates convened on October 20th, 2014 in a formal atmosphere to exchange thoughts and experiences in Rio de Janeiro. more…

October 16, 2014

The VI. BRICS Summit in Fortaleza

Brazil in the BRICS 2014

For the second time since the foundation of the BRIC states – the four emerging economic powerhouses Brazil, Russia, India and China – Brazil hosted the 6th summit of the group in Fortaleza in July 2014. Which interests unite the BRICS and which role does Brazil play? more…

October 15, 2014

Alumnus Möller

Synodal pastor Möller on “God, Money and Credibility”

Alumnus Carlos Möller accepted the invitation by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung to participate in the symposium “God, Money and Credibility” in the study centre Cadenabbia in Italy where he spoke about social responsibilities in religious communities. more…

October 14, 2014

Study and dialogue programme

Alumnus Lucas de Abreu Maia

Alumnus Lucas de Abreu Maia accepted the invitation by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung to participate in a study trip for energy experts through Schleswig-Holstein and Berlin. The Brazilian journalist collected valuable experiences and ideas with regards to the current state of the development of renewable energies in Germany. more…

September 25, 2014

Bahia: Salvador

#DemocraciaVirtual

On September 25th 2014, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) set up the sixth edition of its series of “Virtual Democracy” seminars in Salvador, Bahia. Once more, the impact of social mediums, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on Brazil’s Civil Society and Political Culture took centre-stage on the interactive panels and subsequent debates. more…

September 23, 2014

"Stammtisch" Inauguration

KAS Alumni to found first Brazilian "Stammtisch" in Rio de Janeiro

Alumni of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation founded the first Stammtisch in Brazil to benefit from the experience of their fellow ex-scholarship holders, to network and to strengthen their bonds to the foundation. more…

September 19, 2014

Meeting of the Advisory Board of KAS Brazil

On the 19th of September 2014 the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Brazil invited its advisory board members to the annual board meeting in Rio de Janeiro where the counsellors evaluated the foundation's focuses and strategic development. more…

September 18, 2014

7th International Day of Democracy

On the 7th International Day of Democracy more…

August 15, 2014

Virtual Democracy Edition: Porto Alegre

On the 15th of August 2014, KAS hosted its 5th edition of “Democracia Virtual” in the city of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul. The event had at its core the understanding of how the internet and social media in particular affect the workings of civil society and political culture in general. more…

July 17, 2014

Presidential Elections 2014

The Brazilian Trio

Brazil will receive much international attention in 2014; the country is the host of the FIFA World Cup. But also politically 2014 is an important year for Brazil as there will be presidential elections. But who is standing for election and which political demands do the candidates have? more…