Brazil. Mr. Kalout has served most recently as the head of the Office for International Affairs of the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice, as the secretary-general of the European and Latin-American Judicial Powers Joint Committee, and as the executive-secretary of the judicial summit of UNASUR. Previously, he headed the International Legal Cooperation of the Federal General Prosecutor’s Office and acted as special adviser at the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Kalout collaborates as special counselor with the Ministry of Defense, the House of Representatives and the Federal Senate on Brazilian foreign policy and Middle Eastern issues. Within the OAS, the World Bank, and the United Nations, he has acted as special consultant in international legal cooperation. He holds two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Brasília in political science and international relations, a specialization in political economy from Beirut Arab University, specialization in Brazilian foreign policy from the Brazilian Diplomatic Academy, and a specialization in international cooperation from the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation. He has also been a professor of international relations at IESB University in Brasília (2004-2010). Mr. Kalout has published several studies in major newspapers and scientific reviews.