Embassy of Brazil in London

Terrorist attack in Pakistan

The Brazilian Government expresses its solidarity with the mourning families after the terrorist attack which took place in Peshawar on 16 December, and reiterates its categorical condemnation of all acts of terrorism. Read more

Tony Roche | Road Trip, Inspired by Oscar Niemeyer

4 Dec 2014 - 9 Jan 2015
Embassy of Brazil in London
14-16 Cockspur Street
London SW1Y 5BL

Artist Tony Roche has travelled the world to admire and photograph the buildings designed by the great Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012) - and this exhibition combines Roche's unique style with images of Niemeyer's creations. The Embassy will also be screening two films linked to the exhibition, starting on 3 December with the documentary Oscar Niemeyer – Life is a Breath of Air. Read more

Press accreditation for the inauguration ceremonies of the President of the Republic, Dilma Rousseff

Media professionals interested in covering the ceremonies for the inauguration of the President of the Republic, Dilma Rousseff, and of the Vice President, Michel Temer, in Brasilia on 1 January 2015, please find all the information here.

Climate change: Brazil puts forward new proposal

Experts have responded positively to Brazil's proposal for "concentric differentiation" in assessing how much responsibility countries should bear for tackling climate change. The proposal was put forward earlier this week at the start of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Lima, Peru. Read more

Brazil in the British press

Gradual carbon squeeze to beat climate deadlock, Brazil says - Bloomberg
Brazil's Levy says lower debt will open room for social spending - Reuters
Brazil steps up monetary tightening to regain investor confidence - Reuters
President Dilma Rousseff imposes a market-friendly Levy on Brazil - The Financial Times
Brazilian ex-President Joao Goulart 'not poisoned' - BBC News
The iconic origins of Brazil's capital city - The Guardian
Free wedding for thousands of Brazilian couples in Rio (vídeo) - BBC News
Giant floating Christmas tree unveiled in Rio - BBC News

Brazil steps up Ebola assistance

The Brazilian Government has donated a further $10 million to UN agencies working to contain the spread of Ebola in West Africa. Brazil has also sent 6 tonnes of medical equipment to the affected countries. Read more

Invitation to Tender 3/2014 — Licitação 3/2014

The Embassy of Brazil invites companies to participate in the tender process for the provision of internet service connection for the Embassy of Brazil and website hosting (from 1 March 2015) at the Embassy of Brazil premises, 14-16 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 5BL. Click here
A Embaixada do Brasil em Londres convida empresas a participarem do processo de licitação para fornecimento de serviços de acesso à internet banda larga e "website hosting" (com início em 1 de março de 2015) para as instalações da Chancelaria da Embaixada do Brasil, 14-16 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 5BL. Clique aqui

Embassy hosts Amazon event

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On 20 November, in partnership with WWF-UK and Sky Rainforest Rescue, the Embassy held an event entitled 'Amazing Amazon - Protecting the world's largest rainforest'.
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Newton Fund bolsters Brazil-UK collaboration in science & innovation

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Brazil and the United Kingdom will together provide £18 million per year over five years to support science and innovation initiatives aimed at promoting economic development and welfare. Read more

New book on Brazil from Phaidon Press

Brazil: A Celebration of Contemporary Brazilian Culture
Phaidon Press Limited / 2014 / Hardback / 320 pp
New from Phaidon, this book is an overview of 21st-century Brazilian culture divided into sections including art, architecture, design, fashion, film, food and music. Not only is this a visually attractive book, illustrated with dozens of stunning photographs, but the information in each section is provided by genuine Brazil experts who display detailed knowledge of their respective spheres.
20% discount on 'Brazil' until end of November.
Coupon code: BRAZIL
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'CultureSmart!' Brazil Guide

This pocket-sized guidebook, now available in a revised and updated edition, aroused our interest with its slightly unusual format and content: in addition to the usual practical information it contains lots of cultural observations which give a flavour of the day-to-day situations many travellers to the country are likely to experience.
Paperback | Kindle edition
For more Brazilian-related books in English, see our bibliography.
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