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Alumni meeting in Rio de Janeiro

Alumni meet scholarship candidates

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…

Friedrich Christian Matthäus | Event Reports | October 20, 2014

Brazil in the BRICS 2014

The VI BRICS Summit in Fortaleza

For the second time since the foundation of the BRIC states – the four emerging economic powerhouses Brazil, Russia, India and China – Brazil hosted the sixth summit of the group in Fortaleza in July. Established as an informal forum in 2009, the collective that now includes South Africa as well present themselves as a strong alliance these days as they cohesively address economic and currency-related questions. But which interests unite the now-called BRICS and which role does Brazil play as the only Latin American representative? more…

Friedrich Christian Matthäus | Country Reports | October 16, 2014

Synodal pastor Möller on “God, Money and Credibility”

Alumnus Carlos Möller at KAS symposium in Italy

Alumnus Synodal pastor Carlos Möller represented Brazil at the symposium “God, Money and Credibility” organised by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. more…

Friedrich Christian Matthäus | Event Reports | October 15, 2014

Alumnus Lucas de Abreu Maia

Study and dialogue programme

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. Far away from his city of origin, São Paulo, the journalist collected valuable experiences and ideas with regards to the current state of the development of renewable energies in Germany. more…

Friedrich Christian Matthäus | Event Reports | October 14, 2014

XI. Forte de Copacabana: "Multilateral security governance"

Latin America’s largest security conference

On October 10, 2014 the 11th edition of Latin America's largest security conference "Forte de Copacabana" took place in Rio de Janeiro. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Brazil invited – together with the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI) and the Representation of the European Union in Brazil – the interested public to attend the exchange between scientists, military, diplomats and strategists and discuss the role of Brazil in the international security system. more…

Friedrich Christian Matthäus | Event Reports | October 10, 2014