Friends of EUBrasil

Dilma’s government can move negotiations with EU forward from January

During an event organised by EUBrasil on Tuesday (9/12), Ambassador Vera Machado, Head of the Brazilian Mission to the European Union, said that she believes that the re-elected president’s new economic team will seriously start addressing the Free Trade Agreement with the EU as soon as January. “Brazil will assume the rotating presidency of Mercosur

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Companies say that the high prices of energy in Europe are one of the main difficulties for businesses. Photo: European Union, 2014

Companies urge Europe and Brazil to reach a Free Trade Agreement

In a survey conducted by the EUBrasil Association, international companies involved with Brazil and the European Union indicated that a free trade agreement should be the priority for the new European Commission. They point out that the elimination of tariffs is still important but no longer a priority and that regulations are the main barrier

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AT&T, one of the world’s largest communications companies, joins EUBrasil

AT&T’s membership strengthens the Association’s commitment to promote collaboration and commerce among Brazil and the European Union AT&T, one of the world’s largest communications companies, has joined the EUBrasil Association as a business member. The company will take part in the Association’s events and activities, and have a representative to EUBrasil’s Board of Directors. AT&T

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EUBrasil holds networking event and releases CEOs’ opinion on Brazil-Europe relations

EUBrasil will hold next Tuesday, 9 December, the networking event Friends of EUBrazil, in partnership with the Brazilian Mission to the European Union, in Brussels. During the occasion, the association will release the study “Enhancing economic and financial ties between Brazil and the European Union”, with the results of a survey conducted among the top

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Matthijs van Miltenburg MEP joins EUBrasil

“We can encourage growth and social inclusion on both sides of the Atlantic and EUBrasil can help us” Matthijs van Miltenburg MEP is the newest member of the EUBrasil association, which has now 29 MEPs. He signed his membership on Wednesday (19/11) during a visit to EUBrasil’s offices, in Brussels. The MEP spent a couple

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Brazil and EU discuss issues on Intellectual Property

Brazil and EU representatives will resume discussions on intellectual property with another stage of bilateral dialogue, which will be held in Brussels on the second half next year. Intellectual property has been one of the main areas of cooperation under the EU-Brazil Strategic Partnership initiated in 2007. EU and Brazil have been holding annual meetings

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Workshop on animal welfare at slaughter

The European Commission and Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) are holding a training workshop on animal welfare at slaughter from today (18/11) to 21 November, in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The workshop is part of a series of regional seminars on health and animal welfare happening in South America between 2013 and

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Two new MEPs join EUBrasil

EUBrasil welcomes two new MEPs as members of the association: Inmaculada Rodríguez-Piñero Fernández and Fernando Ruas. Portuguese Fernando Ruas is member of the Group of the European People’s Party (Christian Democrats), vice-president of the Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly. He is also a member of the Committee on Regional Development. “As a honorary

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Jose Inacio Faria

José Inácio Faria MEP joins EUBrasil

EUBrasil welcomes Portuguese José Inácio Faria MEP. Member of the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, Faria is also a member of the Delegation for Relations with the countries of Central America and the Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly. He signed EUBrasil membership on 13/11, when he also gave

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Stefano Agnelli, the director of European Institutional Affairs at Eutelsat and a member of EUBrasil

EUBrasil: Developing a cooperation in new ICT services to face the global competition

The cooperation efforts between Brazil and the European Union should focus on industrial projects to address the necessity of new services, such as cloud computing, 3D printers and smart cities. This was the main conclusion of the working dinner offered by the EUBrasil Association, in the context of the VII Dialogue Brazil-EU on Information Society.

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