FGV and CEBRI hold annual Hemispheric Meeting of Councils on International Relations

FGV's International Intelligence Unit (FGV/NPII), in partnership with the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI), will hold today and tomorrow, the November 17 and 18, the Annual Hemispheric Meeting of Councils on International Relations.

The event, whose purpose is to bring together members of the participating councils to discuss, in different sessions, topics of high relevance to the field of international relations and in particular for the Americas, takes place at FGV's main offices in Rio de Janeiro. This year's meeting will address discussions surrounding new international relations in a globalized world.

The hemispheric network is integrated by the Centers for International Relations in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, United States, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. This year the event will welcome Renato Flôres, Director of FGV/NPII; Luiz Augusto de Castro Neves, president of CEBRI; José Botafogo Gonçalves, vice-president emeritus of CEBRI; Adriana Abdenur, professor of International Relations at PUC-Rio; Antonio Jorge Ramalho, special adviser to the Ministry of Defence; Camilo Reyes Rodriguez, professor of Colombian foreign policy; Daniel Montamat, counselor of CARI; Félix Peña, counselor of CARI; Hernán Felipe Errázuriz, president of CCRI; Hugo Palma, executive chairman of CEPEI; Maria del Carmen Veja, from the Center of International Studies of Peru; Mario Correr, Foreign Relations counselor of CCRI; Michael A. Levi, senior researcher at the CFR; Sergio Gómez Lora, Counselor of Foreign Affairs of COMEXI; Tim Ridout, Wider Atlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States - GMF (USA); and Washington Durán, from CURI.


Monday, November 17, 2014