About the Brazil Institute

Created in 2006, the Brazil Institute seeks to foster dialogue on key issues of bilateral concern between Brazil and the United States, while advancing Washington's understanding of the complexities of Brazil as a regional, democractic power, and an emerging global player. The Brazil Institute has an active Adivsory Board which helps guide programming. 


The Latest from the Brazil Institute

The New Climate Economy

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September 17, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On Wednesday September 17, the Managing Our Planet reconvenes to discuss the upcoming Global Commission on the Economy and Climate report. more

2014 Brazil Economic Conference

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October 10, 2014 // 8:00am2:30pm
On Friday October 10, the Brazil Institute is proud to co-host with the Brazil American Chamber of Commerce and the Brazil-US Business Council the annual economic conference more

The Changing Course of the Brazilian Elections

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September 16, 2014 // 10:00am12:00pm
The Brazil Institute in partnership with Patri Inc. will be hosting an event on the October presidential election, which will be resolved between two female contenders. more

Social Media and Social Activism: The cases of Brazil, Iran and Mexico

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September 15, 2014 // 2:00pm4:00pm
The Wilson Center's Brazil Institute, Mexico Institute and Middle East Program, in partnership with the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs will be hosting an event on social media and it's impact on social movements. more

Marina’s rise, not unforeseen, changed the outlook of Brazil’s October presidential elections

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Sep 02, 2014
With one month left in Brazil’s presidential and general election campaign, environmental leader Marina Silva emerges as the opposition’s strongest challenger to President Dilma Rousseff. more

Upcoming Events

2014 Brazil Economic Conference

October 10, 2014 // 8:00am2:30pm

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