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September 5, 2013

SERIES: PERSPECTIVES ON THE EU

The European Union as a global actor in times of crisis: views from outside

This article focuses on the perception of the EU as a normative power and how this influences the Brazilian impression of the European Union as an international actor in the milestones of a transforming international order. more…

August 7, 2013

Series: Perspectives on the EU

The EU as a Global Actor in times of Crisis

The European Union (EU) has become an increasingly important global actor but only in some areas. It is an economic superpower with its own currency (the euro) and plays a key role in international trade negotiations. more…

August 5, 2013

Meeting of the CB-27

On 2nd of August 2013 a special commission of the heads of environmental departments of the brazilian state capitals came together for an extraordinary meeting in Belo Horizonte. more…

July 9, 2013

Technology and the Revolutions of 1848 and 2011

When 2011 a series of revolutions spread around the world, some pointed to the parallels with the European Revolutions of 1848. Moreover, what astounded spectators then and now, was the speed with which the revolutions spread, and the rapidity with which the old regimes folded or yielded against the pressure. more…

July 4, 2013

New Publication

A debate on models of capitalism and the Social Market Economy

Marcelo Resico, director of the PhD program in Economics at the Catholic University of Buenos Aires, characterizes a paradigm of economic policy, the so called “state capitalism“. more…

July 2, 2013

comprehensive event report

XX Forum Brazil-Europe

With the aim of promoting dialogue, the XX Forum Brazil-Europe brought together politicians from Brazil and Europe, representatives of the academic world, as well as diplomats and other government officials. A comprehensive event report of the gathering is now available. more…

June 27, 2013

Event Contribution

ECOGERMA 2013

For the fifth time now, the German-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry organized the sustainability congress ECOGERMA in São Paulo. The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation contributed to the overall event with a round table debate on “Energy, innovation, climate!” more…

June 25, 2013

Regional Adaptation Event

Entrepreneurs, NGOs and government officials discussed adaptability to climate change today at Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo. more…

June 6, 2013
XX. Forum Brasilien-Europa

Conference

XX. Forum Brazil-Europe

With the aim of promoting dialogue, the XX Forum Brazil-Europe brought together well known politicians from Brazil and Europe, representatives of the academic world as well as diplomats and academic experts on the 4th and 5th of June 2013. more…

June 3, 2013

Publication

Perspectives for the Future of the European Union

The first issue of the “Cadernos Adenauer” series in 2013 is about “Perspectives for the Future of the European Union”. This publication gathers articles written by prestigious scholars from Brazil and Europe and is available in English online. more…