Paraguay is a small Latin American country bordering Brazil, Argentina and Bolivia. My grandparents were forced to flee on exile from Alfredo Stroessner’s dictatorship in the beginning of the 1960’s. They settled in the triple border of Brazil with Argentina and Paraguay, called Foz do Iguaçu (Iguassu Falls), my hometown.Read More →

On October 8th and 9th I had the pleasure to attend the Expert Group Meeting on “Women, Legal Pluralism, Customary and Informal Justice Systems” at the International Development Law Organization’s office at The Hague, Netherlands. I was invited to attend by Prof. Hauwa Ibrahim, our Human Rights professor at GlobalRead More →

Pannel at the International Cooperation Expo – in collaboration with Fondazione Aurora   The conference on Food Innovation embraced actors from international organizations such as FAO represented by the leader of Responsible Investments in Agriculture, Michael Riggs, and the FAO e-learning center represented by Cristina Petracchi, as well as FoodInnopolis,Read More →

From the International Cooperation Expo 2019 – in collaboration with Fondazione Aurora:   We are aware that official development assistance is not enough, the private sector should play an important role on pursuing the goals of Agenda 2030.   How should we envisage the role of private investment in fosteringRead More →

On March 22nd, eight South American presidents signed the “Santiago Declaration” in the capital of Chile, launching a new proposal for regional integration: the Forum for the Progress of South America or simply, Prosur. The idea was developed by Chile’s President Sebastian Piñera and Colombia’s Ivan Duque, they invited allRead More →

The worldwide famous Brazilian Carnaval is known for its vivid colors, cheerful sambas and bright costumes. This year instead, with the country facing the conservative wing’s influence, the 4 days party took a different path: protests against the growth of racism, religious intolerance and homophobia. Telling the tragic story theRead More →

“Not until the half of our population represented by women and girls can live free from fear, violence and everyday insecurity, can we truly say we live in a fair and equal world.” — UN Secretary-General António Guterres   On November 25th I was part of the march “Non una diRead More →