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A Forum on President Obama's Trip to Latin America

March 16, 2011 // 3:00pm4:00pm
In anticipation of President Barack Obama’s trip in March 2011 to Brazil, Chile, and El Salvador, the Latin American Program and the Brazil Institute hosted a discussion with two of the principle architects of U.S. policy in the region.
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A New Approach to Citizen Security in Brazil: Rio's Pacifying Police Units

March 16, 2011 // 10:00am12:00pm
A discussion with two senior officials from the State Secretariat of Security in the state of Rio de Janeiro in charge of a new policy to fight drug trafficking and crime in the favelas (slums) that seems to be yielding some positive results.
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Brazil in Regional and Global History

March 10, 2011 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Leslie Bethell and Luigi Einaudi will present their recent publications regarding the future of Brazil and their viewpoints.

Oscar-Nominated Documentary: "Waste Land"

March 09, 2011 // 11:30am1:00pm
Introduction: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute
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Prospects for Brazilian-American Relations on the Eve of President Obama's Visit to Brazil

February 28, 2011 // 8:00am10:30am
Opening Remarks: Ambassador Mauro Vieira, Embassy of Brazil in Washington; Speakers: Ambassador Craig Kelly, Vice President, The Cohen Group; Ambassador Luigi Einaudi, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, National Defense University; Luis Bitencourt, Dean of Academic Affairs, National Defense University; Carl Meacham, Senior Adviser to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Carolina Costa, Senior Associate, McLarty Associates; Moderator: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute
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Managing the Planet's Freshwater

February 23, 2011 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Karin M. Krchnak, Director, International Water Policy, The Nature Conservancy; Dann Sklarew, Sustainability Fellow, George Mason University; Moderator: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute
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A Reflection on the May 2010 Brazil-Turkey Nuclear Initiative Toward Iran

February 22, 2011 // 8:00am12:00pm
Monica Herz, Director, International Relations Institute, Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro; Craig Kelly, Vice President, The Cohen Group; Mustafa Kibaroglu, Associate Professor of International Affairs, Bilkent University, Ankara; Nizar Messari, Associate Professor of International Relations, Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco; Trita Parsi, President, National Iranian-American Council and former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar
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Deforestation, Population, and Development in a Warming World: A Roundtable on Latin America

February 15, 2011 // 11:30am1:30pm
Panelists Liza Grandia, assistant professor of international development and social change at Clark University, and Jason Bremner, director of population, health, and environment at the Population Reference Bureau, argued that meeting the needs of Latin America's rural communities is therefore key to conserving Latin America's forests.
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A Dialogue on Managing the Planet

January 19, 2011 // 2:00pm4:00pm
"Collectively, the impact of humanity on the way the planet works is enormous and headed in disturbing directions," said George Mason University professor Thomas Lovejoy in January at the first in a monthly series, "Managing the Planet," led jointly by George Mason University and the Woodrow Wilson Center.
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Book Launch: The Day After Tomorrow: A Handbook on the Future of Economic Policy in the Developing World

December 16, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Author Otaviano Canuto, Vice President and Head, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network, The World Bank; Author Marcelo Giugale, Director, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management for Latin America and the Caribbean, The World Bank; Ajay Shankar, FICCI Scholar, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center; Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center

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