Carlos R. S. Milani holds a PhD in Development Studies from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales , (EHESS, 1997). He was an international civil servant at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) headquarters between 1994 and 2002, between 1997 and 2002, and assistant professor at  Sciences Po Paris between 1997 and 2002. He was a visiting fellow at Sciences Po Paris in 2009 and at UC-Berkeley in 2017. Nowadays, he is Full Professor at IESP-UERJ, research fellow with the Brazilian National Science Council (CNPq/1-B), affiliated with the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at UC-Berkeley, Senior Fellow with the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI), and a member of the Climate Social Science Network (CSSN – Brown University).

His research agenda and policy expertise include comparative foreign policy and regional powers, development cooperation policies, south-south relations, the international politics of human rights and climate change. In 2018 he received the Brazilian Political Science Association’s  (ABCP) award for best article of the year (Brazil’s foreign policy and the ‘graduation dilemma’, co-written with Leticia Pinheiro and Maria Regina Soares de Lima, and published by International Affairs).

Principais artigos

OLIVEIRA, Osmany P.; MILANI, Carlos R. S. Brazilian Perspectives on Policy Transfer and South-South CooperationContexto Internacional (ON-LINE), v. 44, p. 1-24, 2022.

MILANI, Carlos R. S. The foundation and development of International Relations in Brazil. Review of International Studies (2021).

MILANI, Carlos R. S. & NAZAR CHAVES, Leonildes. How and why European and Chinese pro-climate leadership may be challenged by their strategic economic interests in BrazilAsia Europe Journal, 27 nov 2021.

MILANI, Carlos R. S. & KLEIN, Magno. South-South cooperation and foreign policy: Challenges and dilemmas in the perception of Brazilian diplomats. International Relations, v. 35, p. 004711782092090-298, 2020.

WESTHUIZEN, Janis Van Der & MILANI, Carlos R. S. .Development cooperation, the international-domestic nexus and the graduation dilemma: comparing South Africa and Brazil. Cambridge Review of International Affairs, v. 32, p. 22-42, 2019.

Principais livros

Cooperación internacional al desarrollo: entre solidaridad e interés (El Colegio de México, 2023)

Solidariedade e Interesse: motivações e estratégias na cooperação internacional para o desenvolvimento (2018).

Agência Brasileira de Cooperação: 30 anos de história e desafios futuros (2017)

Na mídia

Brésil : ce qu’il faut retenir de la situation après l’attaque des pro-Bolsonaro – Interview for France 24 network (in french); January 2023

COP27: professor fala sobre os desafios climáticos do Rio de Janeiro – Interview for Rádio Nacional; November 2022

La era post-Bolsonaro y los retos de la política exterior – Article for Política Exterior magazine (in spanish); August 2022

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