About the Brazil Institute

Created in 2006, the Brazil Institute seeks to foster dialogue on key issues of bilateral concern between Brazil and the United States, while advancing Washington's understanding of the complexities of Brazil as a regional, democractic power, and an emerging global player. The Brazil Institute has an active Adivsory Board which helps guide programming. 

 

The Latest from the Brazil Institute

The Outlook of Brazil's October Elections by the Country's Leading Pollster

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July 29, 2014 // 3:00pm4:30pm
On July 29, sociologist Mauro Paulino, director of Datafolha and Brazil's leading pollster offered his assessment of the field, prospects of the leading candidates and issues that will influence the choices of the more than 140 million voters expected at the polls. more

The Brazil Institute mourns the death of Governor Eduardo Campos

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Aug 13, 2014
The Wilson Center’s Brazil Institute mourns the untimely passing of Eduardo Campos, former governor of the state of Pernambuco and candidate of the Brazilian Socialist Party in Brazil’s October presidential elections. more

Report on the Brazil-United States Judicial Dialogue

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Aug 06, 2014
Created in June 2006 as part of the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program, the Brazil Institute strives to foster informed dialogue on key issues important to Brazilians and to the Brazilian-U.S. relationship. We work to promote detailed analysis of Brazil’s public policy and advance Washington’s understanding of contemporary Brazilian developments, mindful of the long history that binds the two most populous democracies in the Americas. more

Brazil Institute at the Chautauqua Institution

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Aug 01, 2014
Brazil Institute Director Paulo Sotero will be taking part in the prestigious Chautauqua Institution's lecture series this week, entitled, "Brazil: Rising Superpower." more

Lessons of the World Cup as seen from the Colosseum

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Aug 01, 2014
Director Paulo Sotero authored this article in Portuguese for the Brazilian daily "O Estado de S. Paulo" on the on the implications of Brazil's success as host of the 2014 World Cup and the disappointing performance of its national soccer team at the tournament. The article highlights the challenges the nation should focus on as it prepares to host the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. more

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