February 03, 2010 // 8:15am — 10:00am
Luiz Gabriel Todt de Azevedo of Construtora Norberto Odebrecht S.A discusses the effects of hydropower plant construction on the Southwestern Amazon ecosystem. Christine Pendzich comments on rainforest protection and climate change.
January 28, 2010 // 9:30am — 11:00am
Leonardo Avritzer, Associate Professor of Political Science at the Federal University of Minas Gerais
The Rule of Law, Economic Development, and Modernization of the State in Brazil: Lessons from Existing Experience for Policy and Practice
January 15, 2010 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Judith Tendler, Professor of Political Economy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Salo Vinocur Coslovsky, Assistant Professor of International Development, New York University
December 14, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Philip Fox-Drummond Gough, Trade Counselor, Embassy of Brazil in Washington; Ricardo Mendes, Executive Director, Prospectiva Consultoria; Jon E. Huenemann, Principal Coordinator, Trade Policy, WTO and Market Access Practice Group, Miller & Chevalier
December 10, 2009 // 9:30am — 11:00am
Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Former President of Brazil; Albert Fishlow, Emeritus Professor at the University of California, Columbia University
October 26, 2009 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
A lone ranger mindset inflicting both developed and developing countries stands in the way of a significant reduction of carbons emissions, but the world will eventually have to put differences aside in order to reach an agreement on climate change, say experts on Brazil, China, and India.
The Road to Copenhagen: Progress and Challenges on Sustainable Development in Chico Mendes's Homeland
October 05, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Arnóbio (Binho) Marques, Governor, Brazilian Amazon State of Acre; Foster Brown, Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Research Center; Adriana Gonçalves Moreira, World Bank Senior Environmental Specialist, Sustainable Development Department for Latin America and Caribbean Region; Moderator Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center; Michael Shifter, Vice-President for Policy, Inter-American Dialogue
September 21, 2009 // 7:30pm — 10:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars of the Smithsonian Institution presents the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service to His Excellency Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil.
July 20, 2009 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
***This event takes place at the Brazil-U.S. Business Council***Edison Lobão, Brazilian Minister of Mines and Energy
July 15, 2009 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
Event will take place in GenevaAmbassador Roberto Azevedo, Permanent Representative, Brazilian Mission in Geneva; Rafael Oliva, Advisor to the Presidency, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES); Sérgio Queiroz, Assistant Coordinator of Scientific Innovation, The State of São Paulo Research Foundation; Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute; Mr. Yonah Seleti, Director General, Department of Science and Technology, Pretoria; N.N. Prasad, Chief of Staff to the Director General, WIPO; Dominique Foray, Chair in Economics and Management of Innovation, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-SP)