Institutional Security Cabinet

Institutional Security Cabinet
Portuguese: Gabinete de Segurança Institucional
Office overview
Formed September 24, 1999
Office executive
Parent Office Presidency of Brazil

The Institutional Security Cabinet (Portuguese: Gabinete de Segurança Institucional da Presidência da República, GSI) is an executive cabinet office of the federal government of Brazil responsible for the direct and immediate assistance to the President on matters of national security and defense policy. It is currently headed by Army General Sérgio Etchegoyen.[1]

Mission and Competencies


Created from the provisional measure (MP) No. 1911-10 of September 24, 1999 of President Fernando Henrique Cardoso.

The existence of a body responsible for the institutional security is not new in Brazilian history:


  1. Sobre o GSI Institutional Security Cabinet. Retrieved on 2012-03-23. (Portuguese).
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