Threats without borders: Are we apt to cope with the challenges?

This year, the event’s theme will be “Threats without borders: are we apt to cope with the challenges?”, on 30 June and 1 July 2022. The conference aims to foster debates focused on possible solutions for the mitigation of global security problems, which go beyond the limits of traditional borders, as well as to encourage closer cooperation between Europe and Latin America throughout the discussions in four thematic panels. Check the schedule:

30 JUNE 2022

Institutional Opening | 9:00-9:20 (Brasilia Time) | 14:00-14:20 (Brussels time)

Anja Czymmeck, Director of Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) in Brazil
André Clark, Advisory Board at CEBRI and Senior Vice President for the Siemens Energy Hub in Latin America and General Manager of Siemens Energy Brazil
Ignacio Ybáñez, Ambassador of the European Union to Brazil (EUDEL)

OPENING PANEL | 9:20-10:30 (Brasilia Time) | 14:20-15:30 (Brussels time)

Raul Jungmann, President of the Climate and Sovereignty Institut, Brazilian Former Minister of Defense
Roderich Kiesewetter, Member of the German Bundestag and the Foreign Affairs Committee
Pawel Herczynski, Managing Director for CSDP and Crisis Response at the European External Action Service (EEAS)
Moderação: Leila Sterenberg, Journalist from Globo News

 

PANEL 1 | 10:45-12:00 (Brasilia time) | 15:45-17:00 (Brussels time)

CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE ENERGY CRISIS: NEW BATTLEFIELDS REVISITED

Christoph Heusgen, Ambassador, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference
Brigitte Collet, Ambassador of France to Brazil
Rodolfo Lacy, Director for Climate Action and Environment for Latin America and Special Envoy on Climate Matters to the United Nations OECD
Moderator: Jennifer May, Ambassador of Canada to Brazil

1 JULY 2022

PANEL 2 | 9:00-10:00 (Brasilia time) | 14:00-15:00 (Brussels time)
BASIC LIVELIHOOD AT STAKE: WATER AND FOOD SECURITY

Michael Köhler, Deputy Director-General of the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)
Rafael Zavala Gomez Del Campo, Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) in Brazil
Stela Goldenstein, Representative in Brazil of the World Bank’s 2030 Water Resources Group
Moderação: Henning Speck, National Security Advisor CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group, Deutscher Bundestag

PANEL 3 | 10:00-11:05 (Brasilia time) | 15:00-16:05 (Brussels time)
COVID-19: ONE FOR ALL AND ALL FOR ONE? COMBATTING THREATS ARISING FROM THE PANDEMIC

Renzo Console, Deputy Head of the Division – Economic Issues and Global Health of the European External Action Service (EEAS)
Fabricio Cabrera Ortiz, Head of the Department of the Advanced Military Studies Course (CAEM) and Comprehensive National Defense Course (CIDENAL) at the General Rafael Reyes Prieto War College (ESDEG)
Carlo Masala, Professor at the University of the German Armed Forces
Margareth Dalcolmo, Researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) and Pulmonologist
Moderação: Adriana Aparecida Marques, Professor of the Defense and International Strategic Management Course at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)

PANEL 4 |11:20-12:15 (Brasilia time) | 16:20-17:15 (Brussels time)
COOPERATION FOR TECHNOLOGICAL SECURITY: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND CYBERWAR

Sabrina Medeiros, Professor at the Lusophone University of Lisbon and Researcher for the National Defence Institute of Portugal
Paulo Carvalho, General of the Reserve of the Brazilian Army
Björn Taube, German Defence Attaché at the Embassy in Brasília
Peter van Praagh, President of the Halifax International Security Forum
Moderação: Helen Popp, Policy Officer for Cyber Security of Division Security and Defence Policy at the European External Action Service (EEAS)

CLOSING | 12:15-12:30 (Brasilia time) / 17:15-17:30 (Brussel time)

Anja Czymmeck, Director of Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) in Brazil
José Alfredo Graça Lima, Vice-Chairman of the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI)
Ignacio Ybáñez, Ambassador of the European Union to Brazil (EUDEL)