PROFESSOR CARLOS FREDERICO GAMA PARTICIPATED IN THE DEBATE “BRAZIL, BRICS AND INSTITUTION BUILDING: VISIONS AND PERSPECTIVES” AT UNESP
On November 26, 2014, Professor Carlos Frederico Pereira da Silva Gama, Country Desk Coordinator, represented BRICS Policy Center in the debate, “Brazil, BRICS and institution building: visions and perspectives”. The Prospective Scenarios Elaboration Group from São Paulo State University‘s (UNESP) College of Social Sciences and Humanities in Franca, São Paulo carried out the debate.
The debate, mediated by Professor Samuel Alves Soares (UNESP/Franca), with presentations from Professor William Daldegan de Freitas (UNESP/Franca), included a lecture from Professor Carlos on, “The BRICS Countries in the Contemporary World Order – Multilateralism in Transformation”. The presentation addressed the contribution of the BRICS countries in the transformation of today´s world, as a group of emerging countries, which advocate for flexible pluralism and carry out a pragmatic redefinition of multilateralism. The presentation also touched on institutionalization possibilities for the group, thematic areas with potential for cooperation and the challenges of Brazilian foreign policy in Rousseff´s second term.