The Ambassador Lecture Series "Brazil and its Prospects for the Future"

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Waterloo, N2L 6C2

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The Ambassador Lecture Series- Waterloo's Premier Forum for Global Affairs presents

"Brazil and Its Prospects for the Future"

Speaker: H.E. Ambassador Piragibe dos Santos Tarragô
Deputy Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations

Organized by the University of Waterloo, and presented at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, at the CIGI Campus.

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Mr. Piragibe dos Santos Tarragô has been Ambassador of Brazil in Canada since February 2011. He has been a career diplomat since 1975. His postings abroad include Maputo, 1976; United Nations, New York, 1979-82; Ottawa, 1983-85; Geneva, 1990-93; Caracas, 1993-97; London, 1999-2003; United Nations, New York, 2006-09. At the Ministry of External Affairs in Brazil, he headed the Trade on High Technology Goods Division: 1988-9; the Trade Policy Division, 1997-99; the Department of Economic Affairs, 2003-05. And he was Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs III (Africa and the Middle East), 2009-10.

Ambassador Tarragô has worked mostly in economic matters in his functions in the Ministry of External Relations. He was the main negotiator for Brazil in the NAMA negotiations in the Doha Round (2003-05) and in the TRIPs negotiations in the Uruguay Round (1987-93). He was spokesman for the producing countries at the International Coffee Organisation (1999-2003). He was also Brazilian delegate to many negotiations at the United Nations, including, inter alia, General Assembly, Security Council Reform, Peacebuilding Commission, ECOSOC, UNCTAD, Group of 77, South-South Cooperation, as well as at the GATT and WIPO.

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