The UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) will be held in Rio de Janeiro next year; China is one of the key players. What is the interaction between Brazil and China – their challenges and priorities – in the climate change negotiations? Join Brazil’s negotiator Ambassador Corrêa do Lago as he analyzes the role the two countries play on sustainable development and within the BASIC Group (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) and discusses some of the challenges and opportunities facing Brazil and China in a changing international scene.
DATE: Tuesday, September 6
VENUE: Embassy of Brazil; 7, Guanghua Lu
ENTRANCE: free to FCCC members, 80 RMB on the door to non-members
REGISTRATION: email firstname.lastname@example.org so we know numbers and for security clearance
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Ambassador André Corrêa do Lago is the Brazilian chief negotiator for climate change and the head of the Department of Environment and Special Themes of the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations. A career diplomat, he is also a well-known architecture critic in Brazil.