Mayor of Rio de Janeiro
The Eduardo Paes speeches focus on how to transform a city into a sustainable environment that is equipped for the future. Mayor Paes graduated from Law School at the Pontific Catholic University of Rio. He has been the Mayor of Rio de Janeiro since the 2008 elections; however, his political career began when he was only 23-years-old. In 1983 he was appointed to head the municipal district of Jacarepagua and Barra. He was later elected into the National Congress in 1998.
He is currently working on the economical and social development of his city, as well as organizing the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, which are set to take place in Rio de Janeiro. He has created programs such as the Rio Operations Centre, the UPP Social and the the BRT system. The Eduardo Paes speeches are filled with valuable insights on how to sustain a functional city.