Brazilian officer presents Know Your World

Charlotte Richter/Staff Writer

Command and General Staff Officer Course pupil Maj. Cleber Henrique Bernardes Simoes, Brazilian Army, offered the second one Know Your World presentation of the schoolyear in regards to the country’s military, tradition, economic system, geography and historical past Oct. 12 in Eisenhower Auditorium on the Lewis and Clark Center.

Brazilian Army Maj. Cleber Henrique Bernardes Simoes, Command and General Staff Officer Course pupil, offered Know Your World: Brazil Oct. 12 in Eisenhower Auditorium on the Lewis and Clark Center. The Know Your World sequence is meant to give a boost to cultural understandings between native communities and the International Military Student Division of the Command and General Staff College even though the displays. Photo by way of Charlotte Richter/Fort Leavenworth Lamp

The Know Your World sequence is meant to construct cultural figuring out on subjects of hobby by way of country between native communities and the Command and General Staff College’s International Military Student Division.

According to IMSD, CGSC global army scholars volunteer for attention to provide KYW thru make a selection standards, together with suggestions from school and the frequency of previous displays. Students who give a presentation earn optionally available credit score towards their CGSC research and an award of popularity.

Bernardes Simoes started his presentation by way of asking the target market to imagine what they already knew in regards to the biggest county in South America. He then introduced into Brazil’s geography, outlining its terrestrial and maritime borders. He defined that since its independence and sporadic disputes with Paraguay, the rustic boasts no border conflicts.

Bernardes Simoes emphasised the variety within the country’s terrain and its other people. He defined the various tropical local weather and ecosystems in every area of Brazil, from the Amazon to Caatinga. He stated the areas advanced socially and culturally by way of ancient milestones, together with Portuguese colonization within the 1500s, interactions with indigenous peoples and independence from Portugal, border wars and executive coups.

He stated there’s no one face to explain Brazilians, calling at the historical past of European, African, Asian and Aboriginal ethnicities for instance the variety of the rustic’s other people.

“I need to say that we are very proud of that because we believe this mix of people are our strength. It’s the source of our power, a power that reflects in our country.”

Bernardes Simoes stated 90 p.c of Brazilians — greater than 200 million other people general — reside in towns, and the country’s biggest towns are Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

Despite the city inhabitants, he stated greater than 2 million other people additionally inhabit the Amazon area. He stated gala’s, meals, song, and sports activities — particularly football — are keystones in Brazilian tradition.

He described the commercial power of Brazil, equivalent to its items and services and products, in large part reinforced by way of its provider sectors, and the country’s agricultural energy.

The subsequent Know Your World presentation, is Know Your World: Japan at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 25, 2023, in Eisenhower Auditorium on the Lewis and Clark Center. Presentations are open to the general public. IMSD graphic

Bernardes Simoes additionally in short shared generation building in Brazil, together with new guns techniques and automobiles for its three-branch military and global companions.

“Brazil is confident; (it) has the willingness to share its qualities with the rest of the world, and we have a lot of potential to share that.”

The subsequent Know Your World presentation, is Know Your World: Japan at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 25, 2023, in Eisenhower Auditorium on the Lewis and Clark Center. Presentations are open to the general public.

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