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Celso Amorim to speak at LSE - the current status of the WTO negotiations

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Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim, Brazilian minister of foreign relations, will give a public lecture at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Friday 10 March.

Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim is Brazilian minister of foreign relations. This is the second time he has held this office, having served previously from 1993-1994. He has worked as a diplomat for nearly forty years, following on from his postgraduate study in the field of political science and international relations at LSE between 1968 and 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.

Howard Davies, director of LSE, will chair this event.

The Current Status of the WTO Negotiations is on Friday 10 March 2006 at 10.05am in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE, Aldwych, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.

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To request a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

Press cuttings

Open Democracy
The Brazilian hat-trick (14 Mar 06)
Brazil's growing trade power requires tricky new skills of the country's leaders. After hearing foreign minister Celso Amorim speak in London at LSE, Alex MacGillivray examines the challenges facing Brazil's trade diplomacy.
http://www.opendemocracy.net/globalization-trade_economy_justice/hattrick_3349.jsp|

28 February 2006

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