FUNAG signed, on 19 December, a Memorandum of Understanding for academic cooperation with the Federal University of Espírito Santo (UFES). The document establishes cooperation to promote and improve understanding between the institutions and the academic universe, aiming to form an international relations study center at UFES.
Professor Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade, judge of the International Court of Justice, visited FUNAG to discuss the Foundation’s editing of the book “A Obrigação Universal de Desarmamento Nuclear”, in April, in Rio de Janeiro.
The Rio Branco Institute (IRBr) and the Alexandre de Gusmao Foundation (FUNAG) held inaugural class on “Defense, Security and Foreign Policy” with minister of Defense, Raul Jungmann, at the Rio Branco Institute auditorium. IRBr has 32 Brazilian students and 7 foreign students this year.
FUNAG and IPRI announce the new website of the Graduate Theses Database. As of July 2016, the database comprises a list of more than 3,000 Graduate theses in International Relations and related areas defended in Brazil. The database was elaborated in Portuguese and is available in this link.
The EU Ambassador to Brazil sent a letter to Ambassador Moreira Lima in which he highlights the contribution of a Foundation’s seminar to the final result of Global Strategy.
The book “A Obrigação Universal de Desarmamento Nuclear”, by Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade, professor and judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), has a foreword written by Ambassador Sérgio Duarte, former United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, and approaches the issue of the Marshall Islands against nuclear powers on the subject of nuclear disarmament.