Events

Annual Report 2003-2004

A review of the Brazil Institute's conferences, projects and publications from 2003-2004.

Paulo Sotero discusses the financial crisis and Brazil's role in coordinating international action on Globo News Painel

Hosted by William Waak, three panelists Eduardo Giannetti Ibmec-SP, Paulo Tenani FGV-SP, Paulo Sotero Woodrow Wilson Center, discuss. Watch video: financial crisis Watch video: Brazil and the G-20 [Videos in Portuguese]

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Political Corruption in Brazil The Mensalão Scandal and the Future of the PTMarch 2006

Brazil after Carnaval

Read the English translation of Valor Economico's review of the positive and negative opinions of Brazil in the media and the effects of these reports on the population itself, with quotes from Paulo Sotero.

Emerging Powers: India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) and the Future of South-South Cooperation

Due to the current trends of political and economic restructuring, South-South cooperation is expected to play an increasingly important role in the post-recession world. India, Brazil, and South Africa (IBSA) established a dialogue forum to increase multilateral collaboration on a number of issues, especially those relating to development. The Brazil Institute hosted a half-day conference on IBSA, revealing two key themes: current accomplishments in enhancing global governance, economic relations, and foreign policy strategies; and the potential to improve regional security in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

On Multilateralism, Sovereignty and the Western Hemisphere: Concepts in Jeopardy

Former ambassador and Brazil Institute adivisory board member Luigi Einaudi reflects on the role of the OAS in an increasingly multilateral world.

Biofuels: Food, Fuel, and the Future?

With nations looking more and more to other, non-traditional sources of energy, the Program on America and the Global Economy (PAGE), the Brazil Institute, and the Global Energy Initiative (GEI) sponsored a comprehensive assessment of the current state of one of those possible sources: biofuels. This publication includes "Biofuels: The Current State-of-Play," a policy brief by C. Ford Runge, Robbin S. Johnson, and Calestous Juma.

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Basic Education in Brazil:What's Wrong and How to Fix It February 2007

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