The Department for Consular Affairs and Brazilians Abroad of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in partnership with the Alexandre de Gusmão Foundation, is promoting, in Salvador, from 17 to 20 May, the “V Brazilians in the World Conference”.
The seminar "Varnhagen (1816-1878): diplomacy and strategic thinking", held on 1 April at the Rio Branco Institute was broadcast live. The full video is already available.
The Alexandre de Gusmão Foundation (FUNAG) has been once again considered one of the best government affiliated think tanksby the University of Pennsylvania on the 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, released on 30 January. In the same category, in addition to FUNAG, the Institute for Applied Economics Research (IPEA) is also mentioned.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs presided, on 21 March, the Annual Meeting of FUNAG’s Superior Administrative Council, in Brasilia. On the occasion, the 2015 Management Report was approved, as well as the Annual Work Program and the 2016 Budget.
FUNAG's Institute of Research on International Relations (IPRI) elaborated the "Foreign Policy Repertory - 2015", a compilation of public statements made by Brazilian higher authorities on the field of foreign policy and international relations.
On 15 February, the President of FUNAG received the Director of publishing house Editora UnB, Ms Ana Maria Fernandes. They discussed resuming the publication of the "IPRI Classics", collection in which FUNAG's Institute of Research on International Relations (IPRI) has published books that have been essential to the in-depth study of international relations, in its political, economic, and legal aspects.