On Thursday, October 24, the director of the Brazil Institute, Paulo Sotero, spoke at the second annual Brazilian Philanthropy Forum in Sao Paulo. Mr. Sotero took part in the Closing Plenary: Phianthropy and Citizen Voice.
Fareed sits down with President Lula of Brazil in an exclusive interview. Lula discusses the G20 summit, his meeting with Obama, and his expectations for Brazil's economy. Watch video on CNN
The Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, Brazil Institute and Canada Institute Regret the Passing of Dr. Robert Pastor
The Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, Brazil Institute and Canada Institute are saddened to learn of the passing of our dear friend, Dr. Robert Pastor.
Brazil has the clout and credibility to assert itself as a leading voice in world climate talks to help ensure the success of any new treaty aimed at reducing global warming, the top U.S. environmental diplomat said on Thursday.Already a pioneer in clean energy and the use of biofuels such as cane-based ethanol, Brazil could cement its pro-environment credentials if it succeeds in slowing the destruction of the Amazon rain forest, U.S. climate change envoy Todd Stern said after a three-day visit to the South American nation.
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Brazil's President as Working Class Raposa (Fox)Understanding Lula the Politician June 2006
Interview with Bryan McCann, director of the Brazilian Studies Program at Georgetown University