This conference, co-sponsored by The Brookings Institution and the Brazil Institute on September 28, 2007, gathered notable foreign policy scholars and practitioners to discuss recent developments in Brazil's foreign affairs. The goal of the seminar was to better understand the domestic pressures within Brazilian society and its foreign policy establishment as it continues to promote economic and social development.
For now, Rousseff's comfortable position in opinion polls gives her space in Davos to talk about plans for fiscal tightening and economic opening, which would create confidence among investors, writes Paulo Sotero.
Leadership Discussion Series: A Conversation with the Governor of the State of Mato Grosso, Blairo Maggi
In an effort to provide Brazilian leaders with greater exposure to the Washington policy community and advance understanding of Brazilian issues in the United States, the Brazil Institute held the fourth interactive forum of its ongoing leadership discussion series with Governor Blairo Borges Maggi, of the state of Mato Grosso, which has part of its territory in the Amazon biome. The intent of Maggi's visit to the United States was to highlight his administration's efforts to balance and produce positive results for both forest conservation and economic development.
An exhibition of 18 paintings by Brazilian artist Luis Bitencourt at the Wilson Center, February 6-27, 2004
In the Second Brazilian Congressional Study Mission on Innovation, a group of Brazilian congressmen and senators visited to Europe to learn about innovation policies.
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses President Dilma Rousseff's upcoming visit. (Article is in Portuguese)