Embassy of Brazil in London

Brazil condemns Jerusalem synagogue attack

The Brazilian Government vehemently condemns the terrorist attack which took place on 18 November in a West Jerusalem synagogue, and reaffirms its support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read more

IV Brazil-UK Oil & Gas Meeting

Organised by the Commercial Section of the Embassy of Brazil in the United Kingdom, the 4th Brazil-UK Oil & Gas Meeting took place at the Sofitel London St James on Thursday 13 November 2014.
Aimed at promoting business opportunities in Brazilian oil and gas, the event was attended by some of the sector's most important officials and institutions.
Find the presentations here.

Cineclub Brazil: 'Window of the Soul' (Janela da Alma)

19 November 2014 | 6.30pm
Embassy of Brazil in London
14-16 Cockspur Street
London SW1Y 5BL

Nineteen people with differing degrees of visual impairment – from mild nearsightedness to total blindness – talk about how they see themselves, others, and the world. They include writer and Nobel laureate José Saramago, musician Hermeto Paschoal, filmmaker Wim Wenders, and neurologist Oliver Sacks. | 2002 | 73 minutes | Produced by Copacabana Films | Language: Portuguese (English subtitles) | Directed by João Jardim and Walter Carvalho. Read more

Football with no carbon footprint

On 5 November 2014, the Embassy held an event to discuss Brazil's experience in successfully offsetting the carbon emissions from the 2014 World Cup, and the country's commitment to the international response to climate change.
Read the press release

Brazil in the British press

The Gherkin sold to Brazilian billionaire Joseph Safra - The Guardian
Germany, Brazil push the U.N. to be tougher on digital spying - Reuters UK
Rousseff says Brazil can avoid credit downgrade - TV interview - Reuters UK
Banana firm Chiquita agrees deal with Cutrale and Safra - BBC News
Dilma Rousseff promises reform after poll win - BBC News

Volunteering at the Rio 2016 Olympics

Until 15 December the organizers of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be accepting applications from prospective volunteers of all nationalities. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old by May 2016.
Click here for further information

'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.

Britain & Brazil: Prospects for Growth

Broadcast on the Business Channel, this 45-minute TV programme describes the opportunities for UK-Brazil trade and investment created by Brazil's rise to become one of the major players in the world economy. It includes interviews with Ambassador Jaguaribe and Lord Green, Minister for UK Trade and Investment.
Watch the programme

Fund for translations of Brazilian literature

Brazil's National Library Foundation has a long-term project aimed at translating a significantly greater amount of Brazilian literature into foreign languages. Over the next nine years, foreign publishers eligible to translate the work of Brazilian authors will be invited to apply for grants from a fund totalling more than US$7m. Read more
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