• 7 de agosto de 2020

    LABMUNDO researcher is now assistant-professor at UFRJ

    Danielle Costa da Silva, PhD researcher at LABMUNDO, was appointed adjunct professor at the Institute of International Relations and Defense (IRID), at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Danielle received her master’s and doctorate at IESP, having specialized in issues related to human rights in Brazilian foreign policy and international relations. The members of LABMUNDO wish Danielle much success in hers new trajectory!

  • 13 de julho de 2020

    Launch of the 2nd edition of the “Development and Social Issue” dictionary

    The 2nd edition of the “Thematic Dictionary on Development and Social Issues: 110 contemporary issues” is available (only in Portuguese). Organized by Anete Ivo (Coordinator), Elsa Kraychete, Denise Vitale, Cristiana Mercuri, Angela Borges and Stella Senes, the first edition was revised and expanded, welcoming 114 authors from 40 universities (From Brazil and abroad) around 110 thematic entries.

    In this issue, 14 Labmundo researchers sign the following entries:

    Carlos R. S. Milani – International Development Cooperation

    Daniel Maurício Cavalcanti de Aragón – UN and the Development Agenda

    Daniele Benzi – Development and Integration of Latin America

    Denise Vitale – Public Sphere, Democracy and Social Inequalities

                             Cosmopolitism, Democracy and Civil Society

    Elga Lessa – North-South Cooperation

                         South-South Cooperation

    Elsa Sousa Kraychete – Civil Society and Development

                                           Microfinance and Poverty

    Enara Echart – Human Rights and South-South Cooperation

    José Aurivaldo Sacchetta Mendes – International Migration

    Maria Elisa Huber Pessina – Effectiveness – International Development Assistance

    Tiago Matos – Land Foreignization

    Tiago Nery – ECLAC – Concept of development

  • 2 de abril de 2020

    Thesis Defense: “Political and institutional effects of the cooperation of Brazil, China and Portugal in Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau”.

    On Friday 27/03/2020, LABMUNDO researcher Timóteo Saba Mbunde defended his thesis “Political and institutional effects of cooperation of Brazil, China and Portugal in Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau”. The jury was composed by: Maria Villareal, Maria Regina, Miriam Saraiva and Monica Hirst and Carlos R. S. Milani (supervisor).


  • 25 de março de 2020

    LABMUNDO held its first plenary session by videoconference

    On March 23, LABMUNDO held its first plenary session of the year, but with something new: it was the first meeting entirely by videoconference. Considering our concern to keep research activities running and aware of the need to follow the guidelines of the health authorities of social distance to combat the pandemic of Covid-19, researchers from Rio Antena and guests from GRISUL were connected by more than two hours to discuss the topics on the agenda. The next plenary session, on April 13, will also be virtual.


  • 20 de março de 2020

    Publication of the report Revitalizing Global Partnerships for Sustainable Development by Carlos R. S. Milan

    German cooperation/GIZ and the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation/AMEXCID published the report Revitalizing Global Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Challenges in the Implementation of SDG 17 through South-south and Trilateral Cooperation in Brazil, China, India, Mexico, South Africa and Turkey, authored by Carlos RS Milani. The document is available at this link.

  • 11 de março de 2020

    LABMUNDO and Sciences Po have offered an international course on thematic cartography

    As a result of the partnership between LABMUNDO and Sciences Po (Paris), a Thematic Cartography course was offered to researchers from Latitude Sul platform groups. The course was divided into two parts: a basic module between the 10th and 14th of February by Rubens de S. Duarte (assistant coordinator of LABMUNDO), and an advanced module between the 2nd and 6th of March by Benoît Martin (cartographer of the Atelier de Cartographie de Sciences Po). During these two weeks, the researchers had contact with notions of graphic semiology, techniques of image production (graphics, matrices and maps), as well as treatment techniques and final art in vectorized design.

  • 4 de março de 2020

    Labmundo Coordinator participates in Conference at the Center for International Studies and Relations, Sciences Po


    On February 6, 2020, Carlos R. S. MIlani gave a lecture at CERI/Sciences Po (Paris) on “Jair Bolsonaro’s foreign policy: a challenge for multilateralism?”, followed by a debate coordinated by Professor Guillaume Devin of the Paris EPO.

  • 4 de março de 2020

    LABMUNDO Coordinator is visiting professor at the Institute of Political Studies at the University of Strasbourg

    Between January 21 and February 21, 2020, Carlos R. S. Milani was invited as a professor at the IEP in Strasbourg (France), where he gave a course entitled “Sciences sociales de l’international” to students of the Institute’s Master’s Degree.

  • 27 de fevereiro de 2020

    [Lecture] Between scientific diagnosis and political negotiations: How the UN produces its statistics


    LABMUNDO invites everyone to the lecture by Dr Benoît Martin, a researcher from Sciences Po (Paris), about the production and collection of empirical data and political influence. The lecture will take place on March 4, Wednesday, at 2:00 pm, at IESP-UERJ, at Rua da Matriz n ° 82, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • 25 de fevereiro de 2020

    Labmundo Coordinator participates in Conference at the Institute of Political Studies of Bordeaux

    On February 25, 2020, Carlos R. S. Milani gave a lecture on “The Brazil of Bolsonaro: a challenge for climate multilateralism?”, organized by the student association “Assomerica Latina” of Sciences Po (Bordeaux).