Events

Obama busca mayor cooperación con Brasil pese a diferencias sobre Irán y Cuba

Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses Brazil-US relations

2009-2010 Annual Report

Take a look at the Brazil Institute's 2009-2010 Annual Report

Brazil's Emerging Economic Power: Now Investment-Grade and Why it Matters

On April 30, 2008, Standard & Poor's became the first ratings agency to raise Brazil's foreign debt to investment-grade status. These unprecedented decisions, coupled with the discovery of massive new oil and gas reserves, boosts Brazil's prospects for continued, long-term economic and political stability. To explore the implications of Brazil's investment grade status the Brazil Institute hosted a congressional luncheon in partnership with the Wilson Center's On the Hill program.

Pope Francis Challenges Brazil’s Leaders to Address Economic Inequality

The first Latin American Pope has come to Brazil with a message that challenges leaders to address the needs of the “have-nots” at a time when citizens have become increasingly restless about economic inequality. Will Pope Francis’ message have an impact on Brazilian politics and renew interest in the Catholic Church among Brazil’s youth? Paulo Sotero provides context.

Brazil's Ambassador Discusses Nonproliferation

Ambassador Abdenur discussed this important issue at one session of the Division of International Studies ongoing nonproliferation series. This meeting was jointly sponsored with the Brazil Project and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Fulbright Expands Program with Brazil

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) are pleased to announce that 49 grants are available in the 2013-14 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition for U.S. academics, professionals, and early and mid-career researchers to teach and/or conduct research in Brazil.

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