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May 27, 2013

Web 2.0 - An Overview of the Web-Based Communication Among Latin American Political Parties

Communicating via web is not an unknown endeavor which parties used to frown upon anymore, it has progressively turned into an activity energetically sought by parties and the web has been claiming a bigger share of the political discussion. But, in which way? more…

May 24, 2013

Country Report

Brazil: Economically over- and politically underestimated?

Since Brazil became one of the largest economies in the world, the country has gained great significance. But despite the growth of the past few years, the Brazilian economy is faced with serious challenges. Simultaneously, Brazil’s political power on the international floor is frequently underestimated. more…

May 14, 2013

XXV. National Forum

Economic Expert Prof. Dr. Schmidt in Brazil

The chairman of the German council of economic experts held a key not speech at the start of the XXV. National Forum. He introduced the German system of Social Market Economy and focused on the model’s resilience in times of crises and its capacity of promote a socially just and sustainable development. more…

May 10, 2013

Conference

Europe Day in Rio de Janeiro

This year's Europe Day came early to Rio de Janeiro. It was celebrated on the 8th of May by means of an academic conference dedicated to the European Union. more…

May 2, 2013

Brazil in Africa – Bridging the Atlantic?

Brazil’s presence in Africa is growing. A direct result of President Lula’s policy that had identified Africa as a priority, Brazil has risen to the status of an important partner for Africa. A promoter of democracy, a major aid donor and plans for security cooperation. Brazil has high ambitions covering many areas. more…

April 24, 2013

Event on the on the 22nd of April

Second National Conference of the Heads of the Municipal Departments for Environmental Affairs

The Heads of Departments for Environmental Affairs of the capitals of the Brazilian federal states met in Porto Alegre on the 22nd of April. The Second National Conference, held on the "Earth Day", resulted in the successful signing of the Charta of Porto Alegre. more…

April 12, 2013
Adenauer liest Zeitung

Welcome to the English language website of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Brazil

Over the course of the following weeks, you will be able to find here a steady stream of essays and papers on a wide range of issues; from the impact of the internet on civic society, through the rise of new powers to texts concerning the EU-Brazilian relationship. We are looking forward to having you with us.