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Dawn of the Smart City? Perspectives From New York, Ahmedabad, São Paulo, and Beijing (Report Launch)

June 23, 2014 // 2:00pm4:00pm
On June 23, speakers from four cities will present their perspectives on the idea behind smart cities and the challenges their respective countries face.

Briefing on the Impact of Climate Change to Indigenous Communities

June 18, 2014 // 1:00pm2:00pm
On Wednesday, June 18, the Brazil Institute, in collaboration with the Congressional Progressive Caucus will hold a briefing on the implications of climate change to indigenous populations.

Ground Truth Briefing: Brazil´s World Cup: Are They Ready?

June 09, 2014 // 11:00am12:00pm
Join us on Monday June 9 by phone to discuss with leading experts the World Cup and what implications they will have in Brazil.
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Brazilian Public Opinion Ahead of the World Cup: A Launch of the Pew Research Center’s Brazil Survey

June 03, 2014 // 10:00am12:30pm
On June 3rd, the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center will host a presentation of the report’s main findings by Juliana Menasce Horowitz, senior researcher at the Pew Research Center and principal author of the survey report.

Where Is the Blue Carbon Going?

May 21, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On May 21, a panel of leading experts discussed the importance of blue carbon and the ramifications of its release.
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The Democratic Alternative from the South: India, Brazil, and South Africa

May 20, 2014 // 11:00am12:30pm
The Brazil Institute, the Africa Program, and the Asia Program will be convene a panel of experts on May 20th to discuss case studies of successful democratic transitions in the global South.

A Conversation with Augusto Nardes, President of Brazil’s National Audit Court

May 06, 2014 // 2:00pm3:30pm
On May 6th, the President of the TCU, Minister Augusto Nardes, led a conversation about the achievements and challenges of making governments at all levels accountable for their use of public funds.
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Increasing Resilience to Climate Change

April 23, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
As the climate continues to change in dramatic and more-or-less permanent ways, policymakers everywhere are increasingly tasked with cultivating resilience – preparing communities for natural disasters and social change. “It’s now more clear than ever that climate change is here, and it’s real, and it’s happening, and people are really feeling the impacts,” said Cathleen Kelly of the Center for American Progress at the Wilson Center on April 23.
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Tracks in the Amazon

April 22, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On April 22, the Brazil Institute will launch Tracks in the Amazon, the story of the Madeira-Mamore Raildroad

The Brazil-U.S. Commercial and Investment Partnership

April 09, 2014 // 12:00pm2:00pm
On April 9, the Brazil-U.S. Business Council and ApexBrasil will host a seminar on future investment in between the U.S. and Brazil.

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