Rio+20 flashes

The Rio Earth Summit of 1992 was a landmark in Latin America in terms of institutional changes towards sustainability goals. For now, we don’t know much on what impact will have Rio+20 in the debate. But we can try to interpret the headlines. Here is my take. World leaders – not present Absences of Obama (US),Continue reading “Rio+20 flashes”

Dilma in Germany and German business in Brazil

Germany is the fourth largest trading partner of Brazil. No wonder  President Dilma was invited to the opening of high-tech fair CeBIT in Hannover,  where Brazil will be country-theme. CeBIT is the largest technology fair in the world, with more than 4200 exhibitors from 70 countries.  Last year Brazil attended the fair under the theme “Nanotechnology in Brazil.”Continue reading “Dilma in Germany and German business in Brazil”