Brazil

Secretary-General Appoints Lieutenant General Elias Rodrigues Martins Filho Of Brazil Force Commander For Democratic Republic Of Congo Stabilization Mission

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Elias Rodrigues Martins Filho of Brazil as Force Commander of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Re...Read More

DG Azevêdo In Brazil: Global Cooperation Is Essential To Overcome Economic Challenges

The Director-General earlier  visited Brasília, where he met with President Michel Temer, Foreign Affairs Minister Aloysio Nunes, Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles, as well as with other high-level government officials. In addition, in Sã...Read More

Director-General Denounces Murder Of Journalists Ueliton Bayer Brizon And Jefferson Pureza Lopes In Brazil

26 January 2018 The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has called for an investigation into the killing of two journalists in separate incidents in Brazil last week: online journalist Ueliton Bayer Brizon, shot in the State of Rond...Read More

Director-General Denounces Murder Of Citizen Journalist Luís Gustavo Da Silva In Brazil

22 June 2017 The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, denounced today the killing of blogger Luís Gustavo da Silva in the northeast of Brazil on 14 June. Two assailants killed Luís Gustavo da Silva, author of the blog De Olho em Aquira...Read More

NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA

5 January 2018 Aimé Clovis Guillond, the new Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Congo to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office ...Read More

Lei Das Ag Ncias An Analysis Of Draft Law On Regulatory Agencies

Since 2013, a new legislation was being drafted by the Senate of Brazil, in response to the perception that the Agencies often lack financial, administrative and decision making autonomy, are subject to capture by both overt and tacit polit...Read More

INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM HOLDS ITS FIRST MAIN SESSION ON INTERNET DISRUPTIONS, ENCRYPTION AND DATA FLOWS

18 December 2017 The twelfth Internet Governance Forum held this morning its first main session entitled: Local Interventions, Global Impacts: How Can International Multi-Stakeholder Cooperation Address Internet Disruptions, Encryption and ...Read More

Ministerial Conference Opens With Signing Of Presidential Declaration In Support Of WTO

The unprecedented show of support by the leaders –  President Mauricio Macri of Argentina, President Michel Temer of Brazil, President Horacio Cartes of Paraguay and President Tabaré Vázquez of Uruguay – comes as hundreds of trade diplomats...Read More

Secretary-General Appoints Lieutenant General Carlos Alberto Dos Santos Cruz Of Brazil To Lead Review Of Peacekeeping Fatalities, Injuries

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General (Retired) Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz of Brazil to lead a high‑level review of peacekeeping fatalities and injuries due to violent ac...Read More

ICJ Elections 2017: UN General Assembly and Security Council Elect Four Judges to the ICJ But fail to Agree on a Fifth, yet again! + Trivia Question

On Thursday (Nov. 9), the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elected four judges to the International Court of Justice (see UN Press Releases here and here). Judges Ronny Abraham (France), the incumbent President; Abdulqaw...Read More

BRAZIL MUST ACT NOW TO AVOID LOSING GROUND IN FIGHT AGAINST MODERN SLAVERY – UN EXPERTS

8 November 2017 GENEVA, 8 November 2017 (Issued as received) – United Nations human rights experts* have today called on the Government of Brazil to take urgent action to halt measures that could reduce people’s protection against modern sl...Read More

Pesticide Residues Top Of Agenda Of WTO Food Safety Body

Specific trade concerns Members highlighted a range of measures that set standards on food safety and animal and plant health, which many agri-exporters said were too stringent and impeded trade, especially to the detriment of farmers from ...Read More

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