Brazilian minister of foreign relations Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim visited the London School of Economics and Political Science today [Wednesday 17 March] to give a public lecture on Brazilian Foreign Policy under Lula.
This is second time that Celso Amorim has held the position, having served in this post from 1993-1994. He has worked as a diplomat for nearly 40 years, following on from his postgraduate study in the field of political science and international relations at LSE, 1968 to 1971.
Minster Amorim also served as permanent representative of Brazil to the United Nations and the World Trade Organisation in Geneva (1999-2001) and as permanent representative of Brazil to the United Nations in New York (1995-1999). He served as ambassador of Brazil to the United Kingdom before being appointed as minister of foreign relations in 2003.
To read a transcript of Minister Amorim's speech, click here (PDF)
Transcripts of other LSE public lectures can be found at Events transcripts
17 March 2004