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Diplomacy

11/11/2016 at 18:22h

Brazil files WTO complaint against USA

The Brazilian government has requested consultations regarding the United States’ overtaxing of imports of steel made in Brazil.

03/11/2016 at 15:57h

Argentina and UAE sign double taxation treaty

Agreement prevents taxes from being levied on investments in both the source and destination countries.

29/10/2016 at 07:00h

Brazil, Arab countries win Human Rights Council seats

Egypt, Tunisia, Iraq and Saudi Arabia are some of the countries that won the election for the UN body. Their membership terms begin on January 1, 2017.

21/10/2016 at 17:19h

Government earmarks USD 948 mn for organizations

The Brazilian president Michel Temer sanctioned a law allocating the amount for the country’s payments to the programs and actions of national and international entities such as the UN.

18/10/2016 at 18:32h

Refugees in need of USD 343 million to face winter

This is the cost estimate made by UNHCR for relief assistance in cold weather to 4.57 million Syrians and Iraqis displaced in their own countries or living as refugees in Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt.

18/10/2016 at 16:05h

Brazil donates USD 250,000 to WFP

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Itamaraty) announced it will provide the amount to the UN’s World Food Programme to support Haiti after it was hit by a hurricane.

15/10/2016 at 07:00h

Itaipu drafting modernization plan

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The power plant’s Engineering superintendent Jorge Habib Hanna El Khouri said a basic draft should be completed in a year and a half. Arab ambassadors on a mission to Paraná state toured the facilities.

14/10/2016 at 15:02h

Foz do Iguaçu mayor meets with ambassadors

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The mission of diplomats from the Middle East and North Africa is visiting the Paraná state city, which has a community of Arabs and descendants that is nearly 10% of the population.

14/10/2016 at 07:00h

Cooperatives invite Arabs to see operations

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Ocepar wants to arrange for a mission from Arab countries to have a close look at how its cooperatives produce poultry. The subject was discussed with ambassadors visiting the Paraná state trade union.

13/10/2016 at 18:27h

State of Paraná keen to diversify trade with Arabs

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The Council of Arab Ambassadors, which is visiting the state, met with governor Beto Richa this Thursday in Curitiba. Deals with Arabs are relevant, but could increase. The portfolio lacks variety.

13/10/2016 at 15:57h

UN General Assembly appoints Guterres

The former prime minister of Portugal will replace Ban Ki-moon as the organization’s secretary-general as of December 31.

13/10/2016 at 07:00h

Arab ambassadors to go on mission to Paraná

Diplomats will sit down for meetings with officials from the state and its capital Curitiba, and with executives and delegates from the local Arab community. The goal is to build ties and foster trade.