Events

Brazil-US Biofuels Cooperation: One Year Later

On March 9, 2007, Brazil and the United States signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to deepen their efforts to develop reliable, clean, and sustainable energy sources. One year later, a group of high-level officials and analysts, convened by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) in partnership with the Brazil Institute and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (APEX-Brasil), came together on March 4, 2008 for a roundtable discussion at the Washington International Renewable Energy Conference (WIREC) 2008 in order to review progress made under the MOU. This report synthesis the proceedings from this seminar.

Thinking Brazil 9

Sowing the Seeds of Sustainability Brazil's Next Agricultural Revolution February 2004

The stars align at Canada's recent university mission to Brazil

Public Policy Scholar Ted Hewitt discusses the Brazil-Canada education relationship

Brazil Institute 2008 Report of Activities

The Brazil Institute concluded a very active year—coordinating over 20 public events—with two major seminars focusing on "Agribusiness and Sustainability in Brazil" and "Prospects for Brazil-U.S. Relations in the New American Administration."Read the 2008 Report of Activities in PortugueseRead the 2008 Report of Activities in English

Responses to President Dilma’s Postponement of State Visit

This section will offer continuous coverage of President Dilma Rousseff’s decision to delay the state visit to Washington due to recent tensions in Brazil-US relations over NSA spying allegations.

Rio+20 and the World of Clarice

"As governments clearly fumbled in the face of the complex challenges of imagining and building a more equitable and sustainable economic growth model in the decades ahead, I saw senior business executives and leaders of civil society engaged in intelligent and productive dialogue about difficult issues," writes Paulo Sotero.

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