The Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to announce that the XI BRICS Summit will take place on 13-14 November 2019, at the Itamaraty Palace, the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil.

The palace is one of Niemeyer’s masterpieces. Inaugurated in 1970, the majestic building of modernist architecture has more than five hundred works of art, including panels, paintings, sculptures and busts of the patrons of Brazilian diplomacy.At the palace’s faсade, where heads of state and foreign ministers are received, one can behold Bruno Giorgi’s sculpture Meteoro, which represents the union of the five continents of the world. Itamaraty Palace also has the largest interior free-span of Latin America – with more than 2,800 square meters – and with landscape works by Burle Marx, using Brazilian native plants, both inside and outside of the building.

The capital of Brazil will be the first city to receive representatives of the organization for the second time.

You can find additional information on the official website of the Brazilian BRICS Presidency.