October 20, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Stressing that sustainable development, not just conservation, must be the focus, Izabella Teixeira, Brazil's minister of the environment, discusses the challenges and goals of her ministry in the coming years.
October 20, 2010 // 9:00am — 11:00am
China Environment Forum
As the world's factory, it should not be surprising that China has had to expand its search for raw resources well beyond its borders. Over the past few years China has become a major global investor into resource extraction industries—oil, gas, minerals, timber, and agricultural products.
October 13, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Author Riordan Roett, Professor, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University; Commentator Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center
September 23, 2010 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
Thomas Shannon, U.S. Ambassador to Brazil; Ernesto Fraga Araújo, Minister, Brazilian Embassy; Albert Fishlow, Professor, Columbia University; Denise Gregory, Executive Director, CEBRI; Joel Velasco, Chief Representative for North America, Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA); Donna Hrinak, Senior Director of Latin America Government Affairs, Pepsico Co.; Ricardo Mendes, Managing Partner, Prospectiva Consulting; Peter Hakim, Inter-American Dialogue; Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center
September 22, 2010 // 11:15am — 12:00pm
Ricardo Mendes, Managing Partner, Prospectiva Consulting; João Augusto de Castro Neves, Founding Partner and Political Analyst, CAC Consultoria; Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute
September 22, 2010 // 9:30am — 11:00am
Richard Wike, Associate Director, Pew Global Attitudes Project; Juliana Menasce Horowitz, Senior Researcher, Pew Global Attitudes ProjectCommentators: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center; Ricardo Mendes, Managing Partner, Prospectiva Consulting
September 16, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Author: Larry Rohter, Culture Reporter, The New York Times; Commentators: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center; Peter Hakim, President Emeritus, Inter-American Dialogue
July 23, 2010 // 9:00am — 12:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Experts conduct a comprehensive assessment of biofuels, and emphasize the need to understand them within a global framework.
July 22, 2010 // 9:30am — 12:30pm
Economic development and environmental sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean are intrinsically connected. Experts discuss trends likely to shape the economy and natural environment in the region for the next 10 years.
May 26, 2010 // 8:30am — 1:00pm
Latin American Program
Panelists explored the China-Latin America relationship, as well as the implications for the United States of China's growing economic and political presence in the hemisphere.