September 18, 2007 // 3:00pm — 5:15pm
Kari Tapiola, Executive Director, ILO; Charlotte M. Ponticelli, Deputy Under-Secretary for international affairs at the U.S. DoL; Kjeld Jacobsen, President of CUT; Helga Ying, Director, Worldwide Government Affairs and Public Policy, Levi Strauss; Ros Harvey, Global Program Manager for Better Work; Mércia Consolação Silva, Social Observatory Institute, Brazil.
September 12, 2007 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
Gomercindo Rodrigues, a lawyer and activist, presents a rare and personal primary account of Chico Mendes' life and the struggle for justice in the Amazon.
September 11, 2007 // 8:30am — 10:00am
Governor Wagner will discuss the domestic challenges and opportunities the Brazilian government faces in transforming the immense and unshaken popularity of President Lula into an effective political instrument to advance a stalled policy agenda with three years and three months left in his presidency.
August 03, 2007 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, R. Nicholas Burns, briefed the media and the policy community on current challenges and opportunities the United States faces in the Americas.
June 27, 2007 // 8:30am — 1:00pm
Jorge Ávila, President, National Institute for Industrial Property (INPI); Jose Goldemberg, Professor, Univesidade de São Paulo; Rob Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Chris Hill, Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University; Ricardo Camargo Mendes, Executive Director, Prospectiva Consulting; William Marandola, Executive Manager, Coinfar; Flavio Grynszpan, Consultant and former CEO, Motorola Brazil
May 17, 2007 // 10:30am — 12:30pm
Teresa Caldeira, Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California at Berkeley; Marcia Leite Arieira,Senior Social Development Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank; Bryan McCann, Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University; Moderator: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
May 15, 2007 // 2:00pm — 5:30pm
The seminar will address current interstate relations among MERCOSUR members with a focus on the nature of recent conflicts, the strategic scenario currently unfolding, and the progress or stagnation of MERCOSUR's integration process.
March 21, 2007 // 9:00am — 12:00pm
Diane Davis, Professor of Political Sociology, Associate Dean, School ofArchitecture and Planning, MIT; Rubem Fernandes, Anthropologist and Director of Viva Rio; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Caroline Moser,Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Washington, DC.
The Global Dynamics of Biofuels: Potential Supply and Demand for Ethanol and Biodiesel in the Coming Decade
February 20, 2007 // 1:00pm — 4:00pm
Bruce Babcock, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University; Marcos S. Jank, Institute for International Trade Negotiations (ICONE) and University of São Paulo; Wallace Tyner, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University. Discussants: Gregory Manuel, Special Advisor to the Secretary and International Energy Coordinator, State Department; Emerson Kloss, Economic Section, Agricultural Affairs, Embassy of Brazil in Washington
February 16, 2007 // 7:30am — 5:00pm
Panel I, 2007 Trade Policy Outlook: WTO Major Players' Perspectives; Panel II, Developments in Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations; Panel III, WTO Dispute Settlement and Compliance Issues; Panel IV, Ethanol Production and Trade: the New Frontier