Name: Beatriz Bissio S. N. Moreira
Title: Doctor (PhD)
Organisation: Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) / Department of Political Science
She is one of the founding members of the Global University for Sustainability.
- PhD in History. Associate Professor of the Department of Political Science (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro).
- Having worked for more than two decades as a journalist in the international arena,
- Correspondent for various media in Latin America
- Founder, director and editor of the magazines Third World (1974-2006), Ecology and Development (1991-2006) and Revista do Mercosur (1992-2006)
- Having interviewed personalities such as Sean MacBride, Nelson Mandela, Agostinho Neto, Fidel Castro, Yasser Arafat, Samora Machel, Muammar Gaddafi, Saddam Hussein, Xanana Gusmao, Julius Nyerere, General Omar Torrijos, General Velasco Alvarado
- Coordinator of the International Relations Committee of the Government of the Brazilian State of Maranhão – Dr. Jackson Lago´s Administration – 2007-2009.
- Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Centre of Studies on Africa, Asia and South-South Relations Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
Uruguayan naturalized Brazilian.
Beatriz Bissio had worked for more than two decades as a journalist in the international arena, as a correspondent for various Latin American media outlets and as founder, editor and director of three magazines, Third World (1974-2005), Ecology and Development (1991-2005) and Revista do Mercosur (1992-2005).
During her career as a journalist, Beatriz Bissio personally interviewed personalities such as Nelson Mandela, Agostinho Neto, Fidel Castro, Yasser Arafat, Samora Machel, Saddam Hussein, Sean MacBride, Xanana Gusmao, Julius Nyerere, General Omar Torrijos, General Velasco Alvarado, Eduardo Galeano, Mahmoud Darwish, Rigoberta Menchú, Isabel Allende, and collectively Muammar Gaddafi, alongside many others.
Former Coordinator of the Brazilian Maranhão State International Relations Committee (during Dr. Jackson Lago’s administration – 2007-2009).
Vladimir Herzog Prize (1987) and Golden Dolphin Award (2000) in Journalism.
Victory Medal, Awarded on May 8, 2013 (by the Brazilian Ministry of Defence)
1) O mundo falava árabe (English translation “The world used to speak Arabic”; 2012, first edition; 2013 second edition; also launched as an e-book – Beatriz Bissio’s PhD thesis.
OFFICIAL SCHOLAR CV
Link to the official Brazilian Scholars website:
PLATAFORMA LATTES/CNPq /Beatriz Bissio’s complete scholar CV:
http://lattes.cnpq.br/1611696336740610 (English version available.)
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Author: Beatriz Bissio.