The Chairman of ALABC Mr. Richard Andrews is delighted to invite you to a working lunch featuring the recently appointed Ambassador of Brazil in Australia HE Sergio Eduardo Moreira Lima. The event will be an intimate conversation with places limited to our Patron and Corporate members and a small number of selected guests.
HE Sergio Eduardo Moreira Lima
The new Ambassador of Brazil will share his ideas regarding probable scenarios and challenges for the future of bilateral business between Australia and Brazil. Attendees are encouraged to submit in advance their questions or areas of interest to ensure time is allocated for appropriate response. No topic is off-limits.
The Latin American Ambassador Series is a unique opportunity to meet and engage directly with the Heads of Mission based in Australia.
There will be opportunity for networking prior to and following the event.
Register early as seats are very limited
Ambassador Sérgio Eduardo Moreira Lima, a career diplomat, graduated from the Rio Branco Institute, where he took the Diplomat Refresher (CAD) and High Studies (CAE) courses. He has a degree in Law from the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) and is a licensed member of the Order of Attorneys of Brazil. Ambassador Lima has a Master’s degree in Public International Law from the University of Oslo. He served at the Brazilian Mission to the United Nations and at the Embassies in Washington, Lisbon and London. He was Ambassador in Tel Aviv (cumulative with Ramallah), Oslo and Budapest. He was elected Vice President and President of the Governing Council of the United Nations Common Fund for Commodities. The positions he held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Brasilia, include Secretary for Internal Control, and Director of the Institute of Research on International Relations (IPRI) of the Alexandre de Gusmão Foundation (FUNAG), which he presided until being designated Ambassador to Australia.
His publications include “A Time for Change” (2006), “Imunidade Diplomática – Instrumento de Política Externa” (2004), (Diplomatic Immunity – an Instrument of Foreign Affairs), “The Expanding Powers of the UN - Security Council and the Rule of Law in International Relations” (2009), “A Reflection on the Universality of Human Rights - Democracy and the Rule of Law in International Relations” (2009) and “Diplomacia e Academia: o IPRI como instrumento de política externa” (2014) (Diplomacy and Academia: IPRI as an instrument of External Relations).
Among the many awards he has received are the Grand Cross of the Order of Rio Branco, the Hungarian, Norwegian and French Orders of Merit, the Portuguese Order of Christ, the British Royal Victorian Order and the Austrian Grand Decoration of Honour in Silver.
He is Ambassador-designate to Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Nauru and Vanuatu.