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Connecting GIBSA to G20: challenges and opportunities for the Global Order

October 25th to 27th

The GIBSA Quadrilogue, an initiative by think tanks from Brazil, Germany, India, and South Africa, was established more than a decade ago to catalyze and enrich international dialogue and encourage cooperation on topics of regional relevance and international relations.

Its primary aim is to facilitate the exchange of ideas and pinpoint common interests in order to improve and strengthen global alliances. GIBSA holds annual meetings to discuss a range of topics, from democratic dimensions and multilateralism to international security, climate change, energy policies, and international finance and trade policies.

10 to 10:30 am - Opening Remarks

Feliciano Guimarães, Academic Director at CEBRI and Professor at USP
Henning Senger, Head of Division Policy Issues at the Institute for International Cooperation

11 am to 12:30 pm - Panel 1: The G20-2024 Conference in Brazil: Climate, International Security, and Global Order

Keynote Speaker: Feliciano Guimarães, Academic Director at CEBRI and Professor at USP

Panelists:

Prerana Priyadarshi, Deputy Director of Projects, & Senior Researcher at IPCS
Ottilia Anna Maunganidze, Head of Special Projects of the Office of the Executive Director at ISS
Melanie Müller, Senior Associate of Africa and Middle East Division at  SWP

2:30 pm to 3 pm - Panel 2: International Security I: The US-China Rivalry, BRICS and Challenges for the Global Order

Keynote Speaker: Monica Herz, Professor at Institute of International Relations and Associate Dean for Research of the Social Science Center at PUC-Rio, and Global South Unit of Mediation (GSUM) Coordinator at BRICS Policy Center

Panelists:

Kamal Madishetty (virtual), Senior Researcher of China Research Programme at IPCS
Priyal Singh, Senior Researcher at ISS
Stefan Mair, Director at SWP
Moderation: Feliciano Guimarães, Academic Director at CEBRI and Professor at USP

11 am to 13 pm - Panel 3: International Security II: War in Ukraine and its Impacts on the Global Order

Keynote Speaker: Dawisson Belém Lopes, Senior Researcher at CEBRI and Deputy Director of International Relations at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)

Panelists: 

Ruhee Neog, Director of IPCS
Paul-Simon Handy, Regional Director East Africa and Representative to the AU at ISS
Judith Vorrath, Senior Associate of  International Security Division at SWP

Moderation: Feliciano Guimarães, Academic Director at CEBRI and Professor at USP

2:30 pm to 4:30 pm - Panel 4: Climate Change and Green Transition: Implications for the Global Order

Keynote Speaker: Francisco Gaetani, Senior Fellow at CEBRI and Extraordinary Secretary for State Transformation at the Ministry of Management and Innovation in Public Services of Brazil

Panelists:
Siddharth Anil Nair (virtual), Researcher of Southeast Asia Research Programme at IPCS
Ottilia Anna Maunganidze, Head of Special Projects of the Office of the Executive Director at ISS
Melanie Müller, Senior Associate of Africa and Middle East Division at  SWP

Moderation: Feliciano Guimarães, Academic Director at CEBRI and Professor at USP

11 am to 1 pm - Panel 5: Reforming the Global Order

Keynote Speaker: Marianna Albuquerque, Professor at the Institute of International Relations and Defense of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Panelists:

Ruhee Neog, Director at IPCS
Ottilia Anna Maunganidze, Head of Special Projects of the Office of the Executive Director at ISS
Judith Vorrath, Senior Associate of  International Security Division at SWP

Moderation: Feliciano Guimarães, Academic Director at CEBRI and Professor at USP

Date:

October 25th to 27th

Language:

English

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The GIBSA Quadrilogue, an initiative by think tanks from Brazil, Germany, India, and South Africa, was established more than a decade ago to catalyze and enrich international dialogue and encourage cooperation on topics of regional relevance and international relations.

Its primary aim is to facilitate the exchange of ideas and pinpoint common interests in order to improve and strengthen global alliances. GIBSA holds annual meetings to discuss a range of topics, from democratic dimensions and multilateralism to international security, climate change, energy policies, and international finance and trade policies.

10 to 10:30 am - Opening Remarks

Feliciano Guimarães, Academic Director at CEBRI and Professor at USP
Henning Senger, Head of Division Policy Issues at the Institute for International Cooperation

11 am to 12:30 pm - Panel 1: The G20-2024 Conference in Brazil: Climate, International Security, and Global Order

Keynote Speaker: Feliciano Guimarães, Academic Director at CEBRI and Professor at USP

Panelists:

Prerana Priyadarshi, Deputy Director of Projects, & Senior Researcher at IPCS
Ottilia Anna Maunganidze, Head of Special Projects of the Office of the Executive Director at ISS
Melanie Müller, Senior Associate of Africa and Middle East Division at  SWP

2:30 pm to 3 pm - Panel 2: International Security I: The US-China Rivalry, BRICS and Challenges for the Global Order

Keynote Speaker: Monica Herz, Professor at Institute of International Relations and Associate Dean for Research of the Social Science Center at PUC-Rio, and Global South Unit of Mediation (GSUM) Coordinator at BRICS Policy Center

Panelists:

Kamal Madishetty (virtual), Senior Researcher of China Research Programme at IPCS
Priyal Singh, Senior Researcher at ISS
Stefan Mair, Director at SWP
Moderation: Feliciano Guimarães, Academic Director at CEBRI and Professor at USP

11 am to 13 pm - Panel 3: International Security II: War in Ukraine and its Impacts on the Global Order

Keynote Speaker: Dawisson Belém Lopes, Senior Researcher at CEBRI and Deputy Director of International Relations at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)

Panelists: 

Ruhee Neog, Director of IPCS
Paul-Simon Handy, Regional Director East Africa and Representative to the AU at ISS
Judith Vorrath, Senior Associate of  International Security Division at SWP

Moderation: Feliciano Guimarães, Academic Director at CEBRI and Professor at USP

2:30 pm to 4:30 pm - Panel 4: Climate Change and Green Transition: Implications for the Global Order

Keynote Speaker: Francisco Gaetani, Senior Fellow at CEBRI and Extraordinary Secretary for State Transformation at the Ministry of Management and Innovation in Public Services of Brazil

Panelists:
Siddharth Anil Nair (virtual), Researcher of Southeast Asia Research Programme at IPCS
Ottilia Anna Maunganidze, Head of Special Projects of the Office of the Executive Director at ISS
Melanie Müller, Senior Associate of Africa and Middle East Division at  SWP

Moderation: Feliciano Guimarães, Academic Director at CEBRI and Professor at USP

11 am to 1 pm - Panel 5: Reforming the Global Order

Keynote Speaker: Marianna Albuquerque, Professor at the Institute of International Relations and Defense of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Panelists:

Ruhee Neog, Director at IPCS
Ottilia Anna Maunganidze, Head of Special Projects of the Office of the Executive Director at ISS
Judith Vorrath, Senior Associate of  International Security Division at SWP

Moderation: Feliciano Guimarães, Academic Director at CEBRI and Professor at USP

Opening and Moderation

Francisco Gaetani
Senior Fellow

Professor at EBAPE/FGV

Marianna Albuquerque
Senior Fellow

Professor at The Institute of International Relations and Defense (IRID / UFRJ)

Monica Herz
Senior Fellow

Associate Professor at the Institute of International Relations at PUC-Rio

Dawisson Belém Lopes
Senior Researcher

Deputy Director of International Relations at UFMG

Feliciano de Sá Guimarães
Academic Director

Professor at the Institute of International Relations/USP

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