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July 14, 2014


"Discourse in the country is already a positive effect of the World Cup"

They do not have a trophy to show - however do have airports, stadiums and bridges. The World Cup will not bring a large economic boost, says Felix Dane, director of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation office in Rio de Janeiro, however, he does see other positive consequences. more…

July 12, 2014

The Legacy of the World Cup

Discussion about pros and cons

On Thursday the 10th of July KAS Brazil organized an informal event, the aim of which was to discuss the long-term legacies of the World Cup in Brazil. more…

July 2, 2014


Politics and the economy in the European Union

During the school network competition in international relations pupils discussed the current flashpoints of international politics and economics and hence increased their abilities in public debate and rhetoric. more…

June 20, 2014

The Legacy of the World Cup

A discussion about pros and cons

In this publication, you will find varied opinions on the impact of the World Cup in Brazil from the Brazilian point of view. We also welcome you to this discussion! more…

June 12, 2014

Divided Society

A legend of good and bad gangsters

A few weeks before the kick-off of the World Cup reports accumulate in the international press about violent riots in the cities of Brazil, especially Rio de Janeiro. Being a bizarre normality, the recent incidents also represent a novelty. more…

June 7, 2014

Report on Resilient Cities

As an initiative of Rio´s City Hall, the workshop discussed how Rio de Janeiro needed to adapt in order to contain the inevitable effects of climate change. more…

June 5, 2014

Paths for a desirable future

Renowned scientists, diplomats and advisers met in São Paulo to discuss ideas for financing sustainable commercial operations from the perspective of environmental and climate protection. more…

May 14, 2014

3rd EUROPE DAY CONFERENCE: The Enlarged European Union in a Time of New Challenges

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation, together with the Getúlio Vargas Foundation and the Delegation of the European Union to Brazil, organized the 3rd Europe Day Conference on the 8th of May, which took place in the former foreign ministry, the Palacio Itamaraty, in Rio de Janeiro. Our event summary is now available more…

May 14, 2014
Blue face with European eye


"Europe = crisis." Arguments in favour of this simple equation can be found quickly: debt and financial crisis in many states of the EU, emergency meetings of Heads of State and Governments, criticism of unpopular bailouts. In some parts of our society, there is a certain scepticism towards the European project. But what if we did not have the EU? more…

April 29, 2014


The topic of this year’s Fellowship is “(Re-)Emerging Energy Superpowers” and the application deadline is on May 30, 2014. more…