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Fiscal Policy in Latin America: Lessons and Legacies of the Global Financial Crisis

April 23, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
Looking at the experience of Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay, this event will discuss the lessons and legacies of the Global Financial Crisis and address key questions.
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Promoting Years of Sustainability: Responding to Mega Trends

April 22, 2015 // 3:00pm5:00pm
number of long term trends will have significant impacts on global society. This seminar will look at several trends and discuss how government, business and civil society can best prepare and respond to these trends.
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Will Brazil Keep its Investment Grade Status? A Conversation with Experts on the Country's Macroeconomic Prospects in a Time of Crisis

April 17, 2015 // 11:00am12:30pm
On April 17, the Brazil Institute will convene a panel of experts to review the current economic situation in Brazil.
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Contrasting Perspectives on Brazil's Current Troubles

April 09, 2015 // 10:00am11:30am
On April 9th André Singer and Sergio Fausto, speaking from São Paulo, will offer their perspectives on the unfolding challenges faced by President Dilma Rousseff amidst an abrupt weakening and a political and economic crisis.

Fourth Brazilian Congressional Study Mission on Innovation

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.
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The UN Sustainable Development Goals: 17 Goals or One?

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.
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The Precarious State of Our Oceans

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.
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Rousseff’s Uphill Battle to Revive Brazil’s Economy: What Brazilians Think of the President’s New Austerity Plan

February 11, 2015 // 10:00am11:30am
On February 11th, the Brazil Institute will convene a group of experts to review President Rousseff's new austerity plan and discuss national perceptions of her economic measures.
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The Changing Direction of Brazil's Economic Policy

December 08, 2014 // 3:30pm5:30pm
On Monday, December 8, the Brazil Institute convened a panel of experts to analyze implications and prospects of Rousseff's second term economic strategy.
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The Resilience Beat: Reporting on Climate, Population, and Health

December 03, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
In his 2007 best-seller, 'The World Without Us,' Alan Weisman explored what would happen to the planet if the human race suddenly vanished – the gradual deterioration of the built environment, the geologic fossilization of our everyday stuff, and the ecological processes that would rebound and thrive without continual and growing human pressure.

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