Event for the launch of Institute Escolhas’ research

In November 24th of 2015, Instituto Escolhas has released its study “Impacts of carbon taxation  in Brazil” at the Institute’s launch event, in a partnership with Insper and Folha de São Paulo Journal. The analyses observes the  carbon emissions generated by fuel combustion in 18 sectors of the economy. To watch the complete video of […]

Research analyzes tributes to reduce carbon emissions

In November 24th of 2015, Institute Escolhas has released its research “Impacts of carbon taxation  in Brazil” at the Institute’s launch event. The research observes the  carbon emissions generated by fuel combustion in 18 sectors of the economy.

The basis for the study was to correct the distortions caused by the PIS/Cofins tax- that result from […]

Fé no Clima- Religious Communities debate Climate Change

Inserted in the framework of the release of Laudato Sí by Pope Francis and the 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP-21), ISER (Institute for Religious Studies – www.iser.org.br) along with GIP (Public Interest Management) carried out the Fé no Clima International Meeting on August 25 of 2015, in Rio de Janeiro.

The event had the presence of […]

Soros’ ambassador

Pedro Abramovay is the first latin american to lead Open Society Latin America. “When he called me, it was clear that he had done his research about me before that”, said Abramovay. The 35 year-old lawyer, affiliated to PT (Brazilian labor party), was 22 when he started working on Lulas’s government first as a legal […]

Workshop “On the Road to COP 21: Climate Change and the Environmental Agenda from BASIC”

On June 30th, the BRICS Policy Center (BPC) and the GIP – Public Interest Management held the workshop “On the Road to COP 21: Climate Change and the Environmental Agenda from BASIC”, as a result of a partnership between the two organizations.

On the first stage of a long-term BPC/GIP partnership, we were pleased to welcome Minister Everton Lucero (Itamaraty), […]

Ana Toni presented research findings suring the workshop “Brazilian Initiatives for COP 21 – Mitigation, Adaptation Alternatives and INDCs”

Ana Toni presented the results of the research “Strategies for 2015” undertaken by GIP to map initiatives from civil society organizations that are underway on the road to the COP21 in Paris during the workshop “Brazilian Initiatives for COP 21 – Mitigation, Adaptation Alternatives and INDCs”, held in Brasília on May, 26. Organized by Brazilian Forum on Climate Change (FBMC) […]

The scenario of development cooperation: Brazil and other emerging countries

Mariella Di Ciommo and Alice Amorim presented the colloquium “The scenario of development cooperation: Brazil and other emerging countries”, on 28 May, in partnership with International Cooperation for Development center and SSC-Project from BRICS Policy Center (BPC).

Mariella Di Ciommo discussed the increase of emerging countries in cooperation for development sector, presenting quantitative data that demonstrates […]

Alice Amorim attends “United Nations and Climate Change” panel

On May 5th, Alice Amorim attended the “United Nations and Climate Change” panel, organized by the International Relations Institute (IRI) from PUC-Rio, in which she talked about how the discussions on climate change are, in fact, debates about the choices of development models. She has also discussed how negotiations within COPs are an opportunity to […]

Ana Toni takes part in a side event in COP Lima

The Climate and Development Lab (CDL) co-organized a side event with Nivela.org at the U.N. Climate Conference in Lima, where Ana Toni – Chairwoman of Greenpeace International – spoke of the barriers to advancing renewable energy in Latin America, including the inability of governments to think long-term.  

Ana Toni attends the seminar “Global Health and Sustainability

Ana Toni has attended the seminar “Global Health and Sustainability: the Ebola Crisis and the International Agenda for Sustainable Development” organized by the BRICS Policy Center, in partnership with the Rio + Centre and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), on November 27 2014. Two major issues on the agenda of international development policy were […]