October 26, 2009 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
A lone ranger mindset inflicting both developed and developing countries stands in the way of a significant reduction of carbons emissions, but the world will eventually have to put differences aside in order to reach an agreement on climate change, say experts on Brazil, China, and India.
The Road to Copenhagen: Progress and Challenges on Sustainable Development in Chico Mendes's Homeland
October 05, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Arnóbio (Binho) Marques, Governor, Brazilian Amazon State of Acre; Foster Brown, Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Research Center; Adriana Gonçalves Moreira, World Bank Senior Environmental Specialist, Sustainable Development Department for Latin America and Caribbean Region; Moderator Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center; Michael Shifter, Vice-President for Policy, Inter-American Dialogue
September 21, 2009 // 7:30pm — 10:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars of the Smithsonian Institution presents the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service to His Excellency Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil.
July 20, 2009 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
***This event takes place at the Brazil-U.S. Business Council***Edison Lobão, Brazilian Minister of Mines and Energy
July 15, 2009 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
Event will take place in GenevaAmbassador Roberto Azevedo, Permanent Representative, Brazilian Mission in Geneva; Rafael Oliva, Advisor to the Presidency, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES); Sérgio Queiroz, Assistant Coordinator of Scientific Innovation, The State of São Paulo Research Foundation; Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute; Mr. Yonah Seleti, Director General, Department of Science and Technology, Pretoria; N.N. Prasad, Chief of Staff to the Director General, WIPO; Dominique Foray, Chair in Economics and Management of Innovation, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-SP)
July 07, 2009 // 2:00pm — 5:00pm
The story of the oil industry in Latin America in recent years has been one of both highs and lows. A panel of four experts was convened to evaluate the current climate for significant reform in the region.
June 26, 2009 // 9:00am — 12:00pm
Event will be held in São Paulo, Brazil.Ambassador Sérgio Amaral, Director of the Center for American Studies at the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP); Paulo Sotero, director, Brazil Institute; Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica in São Paulo and Associate Director, Prospectiva Consultants; Carlos Américo Pacheco, Professor, Economics Institute of UNICAMP; Francisco Higa, Professor of Administration, FAAP
May 22, 2009 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
The speakers include: Ambassador Arun Kumar Singh, deputy chief of mission at the Embassy of India in Washington; Secretary Figueiredo de Souza, assistant of the IBSA Division of the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations; Francis Kornegay, of the Institute for Global Dialogue (South Africa); Ummu Salma Bava of Jawaharlal Nehru University (India); Dr. Alcides Costa Vaz, from the Institute of International Relations of the University of Brasilia; and , Dr. Sunil Khilnani, of the Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.
May 20, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Illegal wildlife trafficking is the third largest criminal industry worldwide, involving $20 billion in global trade each year. Experts discuss the nature of the industry and the challenges governments and NGOs face in fighting it.
May 14, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
A forum was held to discuss the implications of Mexico's projected decline in oil production and the emergence of Brazil as a potential major supplier of oil to North America.