Events

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Government Leadership in Sustainability

December 14, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Opportunities among government and business to partner in support of sustainable design are vast and growing. Martha Johnson, GSA Administrator, will explore how $65 billion and 360 million square feet of federal real estate can become a zero environmental footprint that will reduce waste, support innovation, and boost efficiency.
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Is Rio's Tough Love Strategy Against Violence Working?

December 13, 2011 // 9:00am11:30am
A conference to examine the effects of the Rio de Janeiro Pacifying Police Units (UPPs).

Brazil Forum Luncheon Featuring Senator Richard D. Lugar

December 02, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Brazil Forum is the premier event series focused on Brazil-U.S. trade and investment policy issues. The series fosters in-depth discussions of developments in the growing bilateral commercial and economic relationship and features prominent speakers from the Brazilian and U.S. governments, as well as business leaders and influential scholars. It provides members with opportunities to network with policymakers and potential partners.
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The Americas and the World: Public Opinion and Foreign Policy in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, And Peru

November 29, 2011 // 2:30pm5:00pm
CIDE University in Mexico City, the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Latin American Program, the Inter-American Dialogue, the Latin American Initiative at the Brookings Institution, and the CSIS America’s Program were pleased to host the launch of the report on public opinion in the Americas.
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The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon’s Last Uncontacted Tribes

November 21, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Former Public Policy Scholar and author Scott Wallace presented his new book, The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes.
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Managing The Planet: The Road to Rio+20

November 16, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
“We still see people thinking about the environment as if it is something apart. The idea of a synergy, a balance of development still, I think, eludes us both in theoretical, but especially in practical terms. And that is what Rio+20 is about,” said Ambassador Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, under-secretary for environment, energy, science, and technology at the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

A Complex Web of Ties: Business-Government Links in Brazil

November 14, 2011 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Please join the Brazil-U.S. Business Council and the Brazil Institute for the "Brazil Forum - A Complex Web of Ties: Business-Government Links in Brazil" event. Sergio G. Lazzarini, a renowned professor and author, will discuss the dynamics of the “capitalism of ties” found in Brazil's economy and its implications for the strategy of firms established in the Brazilian context.

50 Years of Science in Brazil and Challenges Ahead

October 25, 2011 // 8:30amOctober 26, 2011 // 6:30pm
The Brazil Institute, in partnership with FAPESP (Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo), Ohio State University, and the National Science Foundation, will convene a three-day symposium on science and technology.
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A Discussion with ANP Director Allan Barros

August 31, 2011 // 9:00am11:30am
A discussion with ANP director Allan Kardec Duailibi.
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BRICS: Shaping the New Global Architecture

June 28, 2011 // 1:00pm5:30pm
João Augusto de Castro Neves, Fyodor Lukyanov, Inderjit Singh, Da Wei, and Francis A. Kornegay spoke at The Wilson Center on the new grouping of nations known as BRICS and how this consortium of countries will shape the future global architecture.

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