Search

 

Cablegate: Brazilian Responses to Invitations to Participate On Panels

VZCZCXRO7521
RR RUEHRG
DE RUEHBR #0168 0321645
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 011645Z FEB 08
FM AMEMBASSY BRASILIA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 0959
RUEHRC/DEPT OF AGRICULTURE WASHDC
INFO RUEHSO/AMCONSUL SAO PAULO 1541
RUEHRI/AMCONSUL RIO DE JANEIRO 5750
RUEHRG/AMCONSUL RECIFE 7655

UNCLAS BRASILIA 000168

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR OES - STAN SPECHT AND CAMILLE HILL
USDA FOR HARRY BAUMES

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID ENRG SENV TRGY KSCA BR
SUBJECT: BRAZILIAN RESPONSES TO INVITATIONS TO PARTICIPATE ON PANELS
AT WIREC 2008


1. Post has received the following responses to the invitations to
Brazilians to participate on a panel or in a plenary session at the
Washington International Renewable Energy Conference (WIREC 2008):

ACCEPTED: Jose Sergio Gabrielli de Azevedo, President of Petrobras,
Brazil's state-owned oil company

ACCEPTED: Silvio Crestana, President-Director of EMBRAPA, the
Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation

REGRETED: Professor Jose Goldemberg

REGRETED: Minister of Science and Technology Sergio Rezende

REGRETED: Minister of Agriculture Reinhold Stephanes

3. Agriculture Minister Stephanes has proposed that Manoel Vicente
F. Bertone, the Secretary of Production and Agroenergy, Ministry of
Agriculture, replace him at WIREC. The Embassy supports this
proposal.

SOBEL

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
World Headlines

 

Werewolf: Gordon Campbell On North Korea, Neo-Nazism, And Milo

With a bit of luck the planet won’t be devastated by nuclear war in the next few days. US President Donald Trump will have begun to fixate on some other way to gratify his self-esteem – maybe by invading Venezuela or starting a war with Iran. More>>

Victory Declared: New Stabilisation Funding From NZ As Mosul Is Retaken

New Zealand has congratulated the Iraqi government on the successful liberation of Mosul from ISIS after a long and hard-fought campaign. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Current US Moves Against North Korea

If Martians visited early last week, they’d probably be scratching their heads as to why North Korea was being treated as a potential trigger for global conflict... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Lessons From Corbyn’s Campaign

Leaving partisan politics aside – and ignoring Jeremy Corbyn’s sensational election campaign for a moment – it has to be said that Britain is now really up shit creek... More>>

ALSO:

Another US Court: Fourth Circuit Rules Muslim Ban Discriminatory

ACLU: Step by step, point by point, the court laid out what has been clear from the start: The president promised to ban Muslims from the United States, and his executive orders are an attempt to do just that. More>>

ALSO: