Thursday, September 09, 2010



"Brasilia, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim, traveled today to Geneva, Switzerland, for a working visit of five days, during which lectures and hold meetings with representatives of international organizations.

Tomorrow will be the keynote speaker Amorim panel security systems and institutions: Regional Perspectives at the Eighth Annual Conference of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS, for its acronym in English), under the theme of governance of global security and new distribution of power.

The Brazilian Foreign Minister shared the table with his Indian counterpart, Nirupama Rao, the former senior representative of the European Union for the Common Foreign and Security Policy, Javier Solana, and John Chipman, chief executive of the IISS.

"‘Global security governance and the emerging distribution of power’ is the theme under which the 8th Annual IISS Global Strategic Review (GSR) will be convened in Geneva on 10-12 September 2010. The GSR is an essential forum for those seeking to understand the forces shaping global security.

The keynote speech will be delivered by Dr Henry Kissinger, Former US Secretary of State and National Security Advisor. Other speakers will include James Steinberg, US Deputy Secretary of State; Celso Amorim, Minister for External Affairs of Brazil; and Dr Liam Fox, UK Secretary of State for Defence."

Read the full agenda:

10:30-12:00 Second Plenary Session

Security Systems and Institutions: Regional Perspectives
Chair: Dr John Chipman

Director-General and Chief Executive, IISS

Ambassador Celso Amorim

Minister of External Relations of Brazil

Ambassador Jayant Prasad,
Special Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, India

Javier Solana

President of the Centre for Global Economics and Geopolitcs, ESADE Business School;
and Former EU High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy


1 comment:

Constance Cumbey said...

Excellent information and THANKS!