Embassy of Brazil in London

Brazil & UK innovation agencies agree cooperation

A cooperation agreement between the Brazilian and British innovation agencies, FINEP and Innovate UK, was signed at the Embassy on 24 November. 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 hosting and network services at the Embassy of Brazil premises. 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 "hosting" para as instalações da Chancelaria da Embaixada do Brasil. Clique aqui

Embassy hosts Amazon event

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

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

Brazil in the British press

Petrobras scandal: Brazil's energy giant under pressure - BBC News
Brazil's Rousseff tries to boost U.S. ties but state visit up in the air - Reuters UK
Eike Batista insider trading trial a landmark for Brazil - Financial Times
Why isn't Brazil exploiting its amazing wind capacity? - The Guardian
Baffled by Brazilian food? You're not alone - The Daily Telegraph
Football: Austria 1-2 Brazil - BBC Sport

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

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
Visit the webpage

Ambassador optimistic on energy investment

Speaking to CNBC during the Brazil-UK Oil & Gas Meeting on 13 November, Ambassador Roberto Jaguaribe said foreign investment in Brazil's energy sector is set to remain at a high level and should not be significantly affected by a decline in oil prices.
Watch a clip from the interview

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.

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

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.
Consulate General of Brazil in London
Books on Brazil in English
Brazilian events in the UK
Rio 2016 Olympics
Anglo-Brazilian Society
Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain
Agência Brasileira de Cooperação