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

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Latin American Energy: Issues and Prospects

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May 19, 2015 // 11:30am1:00pm
Experts will explore energy issues for the Latin American and Caribbean region, in this seventh event in the Wilson Center’s Regional and Global Energy Series. more
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Mist of the Earth: Art and Sustainability

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May 20, 2015 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On May 20, the Brazil Institute welcomes the "Mist of the Earth" art exhibit to Washington. more
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The Rule of Law in Brazil: Three Decades of Progress and Challenges

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May 22, 2015 // 9:00am1:15pm
On May 22, the Brazil Institute of the Wilson Center will host an all-day conference of experts to review progress and challenges in the building of the rule of law in Latin America’s largest democracy. more
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Fiscal Policy in Latin America: Lessons and Legacies of the Global Financial Crisis

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April 23, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
Looking at the experience of Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay, this event will discuss the lessons and legacies of the Global Financial Crisis and address key questions. more
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Promoting Years of Sustainability: Responding to Megatrends

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April 22, 2015 // 3:00pm5:00pm
2015 is a major test for the international system. The Sustainable Development Goals are expected to be adopted in New York in September and expectations for the UN Climate Summit in Paris are higher than perhaps any other time. “It is a critical year,” said Alan Hecht, director for sustainable development for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, “but our challenge is years of sustainable development. How do we take actions today, how do we prepare for the future in such a way that we will achieve a more sustainable outcome?” more

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