SOLD OUT: Global Experience with Brazilian Amb. Jose Vicente Pimentel
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SOLD OUT: Global Experience with Brazilian Amb. Jose Vicente Pimentel

The IRC's Global Experience series asks, "What's your global story? Do you get the chance to share it?" Join the IRC as we hear from Ambassador Jose Vicente Pimentel as he discusses his experience in the Brazilian diplomatic service.

When: Tuesday, August 6, 2019
6:30-8 p.m.
Where: Taste of Brazil
25 E. 3rd Street
Kansas City, Missouri  64106
United States
Contact: April Diaz
(816) 423- 2632

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Enjoy an informal discussion with former Ambassador Jose Vicente Pimentel, who will share about his extensive experience in the Brazilian diplomatic service, including stories of his time at various postings: D.C., Santiago, Paris, Rome, Guatemala, New Delhi, Pretoria, and Toronto. In the process, gain a richer understanding of Brazil and its foreign policy, as well as the country's bilateral relations with the U.S. Ambassador Pimentel will also address current open business opportunities.

Ambassador Jose Vicente Pimentel spent a year in Springfield, Missouri as a foreign exchange student before returning to Brazil to study law. Upon passing his exams, Ambassador Pimentel went into the foreign service academy. Throughout a 46-year career, Pimentel has served as the Head of Planning Staff, Undersecretary for Africa and the Middle East, and Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Relations, just to name a few. Between 2003 and 2018, Pimentel has been the Ambassador to India, South Africa, and Canada.


UPDATE: This event is currently sold out. Please email if you would like to be placed on a waiting list. 

This event is free and open to the public, though RSVPs are required to ensure adequate space. Attendees will have the option to purchase their own food and drinks upon arrival. To allow for ample discussion, registration for this event is capped at 20.