Reflections on Brazil: A Dynamic Actor on the Global StageEvent offered by:
Off-the-Record Lecture Series
- Wednesday, November 12, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
New York City Bar
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY
- Event type
- Lecture / Panel
Ambassador Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Permanent Representative to the United Nations and former Foreign Minister of Brazil, will speak immediately following Brazil's presidential runoff on October 26 and Brazil's hosting of the BRICS summit in July.
To register, please email [email protected] or call 212-481-8100 ext. 223.
Ambassador Antonio de Aguiar Patriota - Speaker
Permanent Representative to the United Nations and former Foreign Minister
The Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations, Ambassador Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, was born in Rio de Janeiro on April 27, 1954. He was Minister of External Relations of Brazil from January 2011 to August 2013; Deputy Foreign Minister from October 2009 to December 2010; Ambassador of Brazil to the United States from 2007 to 2009; Undersecretary General for Political Affairs at the Foreign Ministry from 2005 to 2007; Chief of Staff to the Foreign Minister, in 2004; and Secretary for Diplomatic Planning at the Foreign Ministry, in 2003.
Overseas, he served at Brazil’s Permanent Mission to the International Organizations in Geneva (1999-2003), having acted for two years as Deputy Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization; at Brazil’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York (1994-1999), where he was a member of the Brazilian Delegation to the U.N. Security Council; at the Embassies of Brazil in Caracas (1988-1990) and Beijing (1987-1988); and at Brazil’s Permanent Mission in Geneva (1983-1987).
From 1992 to 1994, he was Deputy Diplomatic Advisor to then President Itamar Franco.
He graduated from Brazil’s Diplomatic Academy, the Rio Branco Institute, in 1979.