Ambassador Pedro Miguel da Costa e Silva
Ambassador Pedro Miguel da Costa e Silva holds a bachelor's degree in Histroy from Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
He graduated from the Brazilian diplomatic academy, the Rio Branco Institute, in 1991. From 1992 to 1996, he worked at the Division of Foreign Trade and Manufactures and took part in internship programs at the Embassy of Brazil in Caracas and at the Mission of Brazil to the United Nations in New York.
Between 1996 and 2000, he served at the Permanent Delegation in Geneva, responsible for WTO and UNCTAD themes. During this period, he was a member of the WTO Textiles Monitoring Body (1998) and Chair of the WTO Committee on Market Access (2000).
From 2000 to 2003, he was posted at the Embassy of Brazil in Santiago, where he headed the Economics and Trade Promotion sections. Between 2003 and 2005, he served as Head of the Economics and Energy Section at the Embassy of Brazil in Bolivia. In 2005, he presented his thesis entitled: “Petrobras in Bolivia: Consequences for Bilateral Relations and the Brazilian Foreign Policy” at the Rio Branco Institute’s Advanced Studies Course.
From 2005 to 2009, he worked at the Special Advisory Office of the Presidency of the Republic. During this period, he was also examiner of the diplomatic career entrance exam, as well as supervisor and examiner of the Rio Branco Institute advanced training of diplomats.
He has also served as Minister Counsellor at the embassies of Brazil in Madrid (2009-2014) and in Ottawa (2014-2016).
He returned to Brazil at the end of 2016, when he took office as Head of the Economics Department. In January 2019, he was appointed Secretary of Bilateral and Regional Negotiations in the Americas.
Born in Rio de Janeiro, on Sept. 28, 1966, he is married and has two children.
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Agenda - Secretário de Negociações Bilaterais e Regionais nas Américas
26 de February de 2020