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01/05/2017 – Brasilia, Brazil. Meeting with Brazilian diplomats and prosecutor

01/05/2017 – Brasilia, Brazil. Meeting with Brazilian diplomats and prosecutor

 

May 1, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

 

On the 1st of May, the BRIDGE team held a meeting with Brazilian diplomats (Carlos Henrique Cardim and Manuel Montenegro), a Professor of International Relations of the Universidade de Brasilia (Eitii Sato) and the Brazilian Prosecutor for Environmental Law (Cristina Rasia). The BRIDGE project was explained to the Brazilian stakeholders, and they provided relevant information regarding: (i) Brazilian institutions in the Energy, Water, Agricultural and Environmental sectors, including background information and the key-people to get in touch with; (ii)  sources of data that can be helpful during the research, coming from official institutions, private companies, relevant books and scholars; and (iii) an overview of the environmental competencies and law-making processes in Brazil.

The Diplomats and the Prosecutor offered their assistance to the Project in a later stage, to help establishing connections between the researchers and policy and law-making actors in Brazil.