Policy Roundtable: “Challenges to Peace and Security: A Discussion on Brazil’s Potential Contributions”

Policy Roundtable: Challenges to Peace and Security:A Discussion on Brazil’s Potential Contributions
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12 March 2015 / Center for International Relations, School of Social Science, Getulio Vargas ...


Book review: “21st Century Democracy Promotion in the Americas” By J. Heine and B. Weiffen

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The Ufa Declaration: An analysis

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Henry Kissinger's book Diplomacy, published in 1994, has perhaps been the most widely read international ...