NOV 28th and 29th || Rio de Janeiro

Date:

Nov 28 - 29, 2017

Place:

CIASC, Ilha do Governador - RJ

Capacity

500 registered participants

Speakers

21

About the seminar

The Seminar “13 years of the Brazilian participation in the MINUSTAH: lessons learned and new perspectives” marks the end of the Brazilian participation in the peace mission in Haiti. In this event, we will analyze the performance of the contingents and identify the lessons learned as well as present future perspectives for the Brazilian Peace Operations.

Schedule

Schedule

7:30 - 8:30

Registration

General information and distribution of kits and badges.

9:00 - 9:15

WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

9:15 - 9:45

Lecture of Honor:

JEAN PIERRE LACROIX- Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations (UN)

9:45 - 11:15

Panel 1: The First Challenges – The Planning and Beginning of the Mission

Coordinator: Fleet Admiral ALVARO AUGUSTO DIAS MONTEIRO - President of the Council of Political-Strategic Studies of the Navy (CEPE / MB)
Speakers:

  • Ambassador JOSÉ VIEGAS FILHO (former Minister of Defense at the beginning of MINUSTAH)
  • Fleet Admiral ILQUES BARBOSA JUNIOR - Navy Chief of Staff (Navy Representative in the initial joint planning of MINUSTAH)
  • Army General AUGUSTO HELENO RIBEIRO PEREIRA (First Force Commander of MINUSTAH)
  • Prof. Dr. ANTONIO JORGE RAMALHO DA ROCHA - Executive Secretary of the South American School of Defense (ESUDE)

11:15 - 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:00

Panel 2: Brazil and the Peacekeeping Operations Before MINUSTAH

Coordinator: Prof. Dr. DANILO MARCONDES DE SOUZA NETO - School of War / AMAZUL
Speakers:

  • Fleet Admiral BENTO COSTA LIMA MILAN OF ALBUQUERQUE JUNIOR - Director General of Nuclear and Technological Development of the Navy (former member of UNPROFOR)
  • Prof. Dr. JOSÉ MURILO DE CARVALHO - Brazilian Academy of Letters
  • Prof. Dr. NORMA BREDA DOS SANTOS - University of Brasília
  • Prof. Dr. EDUARDA PASSARELLI HAMANN - Igarapé Institute

13:00 - 14:15

Lunch

14:15 - 14:45

Demonstration 1

Peacekeeping Operations - Actions at Sea

14:45 - 16:15

Panel 3: MINUSTAH and the Humanitarian Challenges

Coordinator:Prof. Dr. SABRINA MEDEIROS - School of Naval Warfare
Speakers:

  • Ambassador IGOR KIPMAN (former Ambassador of Brazil to Haiti)
  • Ambassador ROSEANA KIPMAN (former Ambassador of Brazil to Haiti)
  • Division General FLORIANO PEIXOTO VIEIRA NETO (former Force Commander MINUSTAH)
  • Prof. Dr. RICARDO OLIVEIRA DOS SANTOS - PUC-Rio

16:15 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 - 18:00

Panel 4: MINUSTAH and the Use of Force

Coordinator: Prof. Dr. KAI MICHAEL KENKEL - PUC-Rio
Speakers:

  • General of Division ANDRÉ LUIS NOVAES MIRANDA – Director of Military Higher Education – Brazilian Army (former member of the Brazilian Contingent of MINUSTAH)
  • Rear Admiral CARLOS CHAGAS VIANNA BRAGA – Commander of the Instruction Center of the Marine Corps (Assistente do Primeiro Force Commander MINUSTAH)
  • Prof. Dr. CONOR FOLEY - PUC-
  • Prof. Dr. MAÍRA SÍMAN GOMES – Global South Unit for Mediation (GSUM) and PUC-Rio

9:00 - 10:30

Panel 5 – Preparation for Contemporary Peace Operations

Coordinator: Rear Admiral ANTONIO RUY DE ALMEIDA SILVA - Superior School of War
Speakers:

  • Division General (Uruguay) CARLOS HUMBERTO LOITEY - Military Advisor (DPKO / UN)
  • Rear Admiral (FN) RENATO RANGEL FERREIRA - Commander of Marine Material (former Commander of Marine Operational Grouping at MINUSTAH)
  • Colonel CARLOS AUGUSTO RAMIRES TEIXEIRA - Commander of CCOPAB / Brazilian Army
  • Prof. Dr. VINICIUS MARIANO DE CARVALHO- King's College London
  • Mr. MAURIZIO GIULIANO - Director of the United Nations Information Center for Brazil (UNIC-RIO / UN)

10:30 - 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 - 12:15

Panel 6 – Logistics of Brazil in MINUSTAH

Coordinator: Fleet Admiral LEONARDO PUNTEL - Head of Logistics and Mobilization - Ministry of Defense
Speakers:

  • Mr. OLEKSANDR MIRZA - MOVCON Officer / Logistics Support Division (DFS / UN)
  • Vice Admiral (FN) PAULO MARTINO ZUCCARO - Head of the Department of Military Sports of the Ministry of Defense (Logistics Officer of the first Brazilian MINUSTAH Contingent)
  • Division General LUIZ GUILHERME PAUL CRUZ (former Force Commander of MINUSTAH)
  • Representative of the Brazilian Air Force (to be indicated)

12:15 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 14:45

Demonstration 2

Peacekeeping Operations – Actions on Ground

14:45 - 16:45

Painel 7 – Brazil and the Future of Peace Operations after MINUSTAH

Coordinator: Prof. Dr. DOMICIO PROENÇA FILHO - President of the Brazilian Academy of Letters
Speakers:

  • Fleet Admiral LUIZ HENRIQUE CAROLI - Director General of Navy Material (First Brazilian Commander of the UNIFIL Maritime Task Force)
  • Division General AJAX PORTO PINHEIRO (last Force Commander MINUSTAH)
  • Rear Admiral (FN) ROGÉRIO RAMOS LAGE - Deputy Chief of Peace Operations - Ministry of Defense
  • Dr. JOHN KARLSRUD - Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
  • Journalist MERVAL PEREIRA FILHO - Brazilian Academy of Letters

16:45 - 17:15

Lecture on Honor

Dr. HUSSEIN ALI KALOUT - Secretary for Strategic Affairs

17:15 - 17:30

Closing

9:30 - 11:30

The power of a team

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11:30 - 12:30

App Development workshop

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9:30 - 11:30

Welcome & Registration

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14:00 - 15:30

How to be the leader

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15:30 - 17:00

MEAN Workshop

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17:00 - 18:00

Closing party

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Organization

This is an event organized by the Ministry of Defense, Brazilian Navy, United Nations in Brazil and Pontifical University Catholic of Rio de Janeiro.

Common questions

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Is the event open to the general public or is it exclusively for militaries?

The event is open to everybody who has interest for it, wish to contribute or is able to contribute to the seminar.

What should I wear for the event ?

Militaries must wear uniforms (5.5 or corresponding). For civilians, casual attire.

Is registration for free? How do I register?

Registration is free and only complete by filling out the form on this page.

How do I get to the place of the event? Are there any access restrictions?

After registration, we will perform your accreditation to enter the event area. You will receive all the necessary information. Here on this page we have a map that shows where the event will be held.

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