February 22, 2012 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
A discussion on the Rio+20 global sustainability agenda.
February 22, 2012 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
Join the Brazil Institute and Simon Schwartzman to discuss Brazil's New Social Agenda on February 22 from 10:00-12:00 pm
February 14, 2012 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Shark Loves the Amazon Film Screening, February 14, 2012, 6th Floor Flom Auditorium, 3:30 pm-5:00 pm, reception to follow
January 19, 2012 // 10:30am — 12:00pm
Thursday, January 19th, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, 6th Floor Flom Auditorium
What to Expect from Rio+20: A Conversation with Izabella Teixeira, Minister of the Environment - POSTPONED
January 12, 2012 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Minister of the Environment Izabella Teixeira will present the Brazilian government's vision for the upcoming Rio+20 conference.
January 11, 2012 // 1:30pm — 3:30pm
President Dilma Rousseff’s first year in office was marked by a decline in domestic economic growth and an increase in corruption scandals. Yet Rousseff ended 2011 with a 72% approval rating. The Wilson Center and the Brazil Institute reflect on Brazil’s first female president’s performance and what lays ahead on the domestic and international fronts.
December 13, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:30am
A conference to examine the effects of the Rio de Janeiro Pacifying Police Units (UPPs).
December 02, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
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.
November 16, 2011 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
“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.
November 14, 2011 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
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.