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Book Presentation by:

Celso Amorim
Brazilian Diplomat, former Minister of Foreign Relations and of Defense, former Ambassador to the UN, Chair of Unitaid – World Health Organization

Introduced by:

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr
Professor of International Affairs, The New School

Comments by:

José Antonio Ocampo
Professor at SIPA Columbia University, former Under-secretary of ECOSOC, former ECLAC Executive, former Colombian Minister

“Between 2003 and 2010, under President Lula, Celso Amorim was at the forefront of an important period in the history of Brazil’s international relations—one in which the country practiced a newly assertive foreign policy, extending its diplomatic reach to the global stage. This book consists of three narratives: the pursuit of a peaceful, negotiated solution to the Iranian nuclear issue; Brazil’s diplomatic efforts in relation to the Middle East, which included recognizing the State of Palestine; and the country’s leading role in the Doha Round of multilateral trade negotiations. The narratives take the reader on a journey behind the scenes of global politics, combining detailed accounts of international negotiations with candid and insightful descriptions of the countless world leaders Amorim came into close contact with—including, to name but a few, Hillary Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Tony Blair, Manmohan Singh, Mahmoud Abbas, and Benjamin Netanyahu.” (Rowman and Littlefield Publishers)

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
6:00  – 8:00 PM

Orozco Room | The New School
66 West 12th Street, 7th Floor

New York, NY
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This program is supported by the JULIEN J. STUDLEY FOUNDATION

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