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Welcome, everyone! Here’s the program for the 8th Global Investigative Journalism Conference, (#GIJC13), scheduled for October 12-15, 2013, in beautiful Rio de Janeiro. It’s the first time we’re holding the GIJC in the global south, and we’re combining it with two other key events in journalism: the annual Latin America Investigative Journalism Conference (COLPIN), and the International Congress of ABRAJI, Brazil’s investigative journalism association. Panels and workshops will be available in languages as marked: English (Eng), Portuguese (Port), Spanish (Span). Plenary and showcase panels will be translated into all three. There will be streaming video available for all plenary and showcase panels and all those held in the RDC auditorium (C1). We look forward to seeing you in Rio!
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Joaquim Barbosa

Supreme Court of Brazil
President
Brazil
Current president of the Supreme Court of Brazil, Joaquim Barbosa was Federal Public Prosecutor in Brasilia (1984-1993) and in Rio de Janeiro (1993-2003). Is also licensed teacher of Pontifical Catholic University Law School in Rio de Janeiro, where he ran the classes of Constitutional and Administrative Law.

Barbosa has Master's degree and PhD in Public Law by Paris-II University (Pantheon-Assas), and Master's degree in State and Rights by Brasilia University.