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

Fourth Brazilian Congressional Study Mission on Innovation

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March 28, 2015 // 10:00amApril 03, 2015 // 11:00am
The Fourth Congressional Study Mission on Innovation will take place in San Diego, CA, and Washington, DC, as a continuation of the Brazil Institute's partnership with Interfarma. more
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The UN Sustainable Development Goals: 17 Goals or One?

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March 18, 2015 // 3:00pm5:00pm
The proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), being developed by the world community under the auspices of the UN, provide benchmarks for eradicating poverty, protecting the environment, and empowering people and communities. Join us as speakers from USAID, the World Resources Institute, and George Mason University discuss the current state of the SDGs and the challenges and opportunities for comprehensively pursuing the sustainable development goals. more
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The Precarious State of Our Oceans

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February 25, 2015 // 3:00pm5:00pm
In the inaugural event in 2015, the Managing Our Planet series returns to discuss the state of our oceans. more

Brazil's Political Outlook: The Emerging Tensions of Dilma's Second Term

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Feb 13, 2015
Brazil Institute Fellow Matthew Taylor analyzes the burdens that President Dilma Rousseff must overcome in her second term as head of state. more

Amid Division and Paralysis, an Isolated Rousseff Confronts Scandal and Her Own Troubled Legacy

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Feb 12, 2015
Director Paulo Sotero authors this piece for The Huffington Post discussing President Dilma Rousseff's challenges in the near future with the recent scandals and economic woes. more

Upcoming Events

Fourth Brazilian Congressional Study Mission on Innovation

March 28, 2015 // 10:00amApril 03, 2015 // 11:00am

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