Beatriz Bissio Awarded with Abreu e Lima Medal

Rio de Janeiro, September 2, 2015

Professor Beatriz Bissio, Head of the Department of Political Science, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and a Member of the WPF Community, along with three other personalities was awarded the 2015 Abreu e Lima Medal. Since 2008, when it was established, the Foundation “House of Latin America in Brazil” (Casa da América Latina), has granted the Abreu e Lima Medal to public figures and institutions who have contributed to the integration of Latin America and the Caribbean, strengthening the solidarity among their peoples. The ceremony was held on September 2, 2015 during the plenary session of the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro State (Tiradentes Palace).