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  • Events | 2 September, 2011 (13:16)

    Brazil, China and the Negotiations on Climate Change

    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
    TIME: 10:30am-12:00pm
    VENUE: Embassy of Brazil; 7, Guanghua Lu

    ENTRANCE: free to FCCC members, 80 RMB on the door to non-members
    REGISTRATION: email fcccadmin@gmail.com 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.