The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Director's Lunch with Celso Amorim, former Brazilian Defense Minister and Fisher Family Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project, in the Belfer Center Library (L369).

Celso Amorim served as Brazil’s Minister of Defense between 2011 and 2015. He was previously Brazil’s longest serving Foreign Minister (2003-2011) under President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and President Itamar Franco and played a crucial role in transforming Brazil into a major international leader. Amorim was appointed Secretary for International Affairs in the Ministry of Science and Technology in 1987 and served as Director-General for Cultural Affairs in the Ministry of External Relations in 1989. While acting as permanent representative of Brazil to the United Nations in New York (1995-1999) and in Geneva (1991-1993, 1999-2001), Mr. Amorim represented Brazil on the Security Council panel on Iraq in 1999. He was named Ambassador to the U.K. in 2001. Amorim was a Fisher Family Fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project in 2011. He was selected as a Fisher Family Fellow for the second time in 2015.


As space is limited for this event, RSVPs will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Belfer Center Lunches are strictly off-the-record. By requesting to attend the lunch, you agree that you will comply with the Belfer Center's strict policy against recording or disclosing the contents of the lunch. Your access is conditioned on your compliance with these restrictions. Should you violate these rules, the Center will pursue all available legal options and you will be excluded from all future events.