Three Ministers Take Brazilian Message to Davos

Brazilian Foreign Minister, Celso Amorim, is in Davos at the World Economic Forum where Friday, January 27, he led a G-20 meeting on issues in the agricultural sector in 2006.

The G-20 will also be making preparations for a mini-ministerial meeting on the Doha Round trade problems which is scheduled for today.

Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Luiz Fernando Furlan, is also in Davos to participate in a panel discussion on alternative forms of energy, and the risks and barriers facing the production and sale of biofuels. He will also be meeting with other leaders for talks on trade issues.

Meanwhile, minister of Culture, Gilberto Gil, will meet with the president of the Interamerican Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno. He will also participate in a panel discussion of "A World Without Intellectual Property."

ABr

Tags:

You May Also Like

Past Political Scandal Brazil’s Banco Rural Is Reevaluated by Fitch

Fitch Ratings has removed from Rating Watch Negative and affirmed the long and short-term ...

Brazil Wants the US Out of the Internet’s Control Room

The second phase of the World Summit of the Information Society which began Wednesday, ...

Brazilian Market Finds Way Out of Red

Latin American markets endured a mixed session, as Brazil and Mexico moved in opposite ...

Foreigners Cash Out US$ 1.8 Bi, But Brazil Bets They’ll Buy US$ 26 Bi in Stocks

Brazil reached last year a record US$ 34.6 billion (almost double the US$ 18.7 ...

A Ninth Constitution Won’t Bring Brazil the Rule of Law

Brazil has had eight constitutions since the country separated from Portugal in 1822. Most ...

Sheik Jihad Hammadeh

Brazil’s Veja Magazine Caught in Islam Cartoon Flap. Sheik Calls for Boycott

Sheik Jihad H. Hammadeh is used to receiving phone calls from confused Brazilian journalists. ...

Brazil Uses Internet to Monitor Environment Projects Across the Nation

Brazil’s Ministry of Environment has just launched the Agenda 21 System, a technological tool ...

Hundreds of Evicted Brazilian Indians Have Nowhere to Go

Junei Marques, the mayor of the town of Antônio João, in the state of ...

Brazil’s Choro Brotherhood

Choro, what Villa-Lobos called the integral translation of the Brazilian soul in the form ...

Electrical Politics

The large federally owned and operated electric companies are gearing up to resist the ...