Events

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The Democratic Alternative from the South: India, Brazil, and South Africa

May 20, 2014 // 11:00am12:30pm
The Brazil Institute, the Africa Program, and the Asia Program will be convene a panel of experts on May 20th to discuss case studies of successful democratic transitions in the global South.

A Conversation with Augusto Nardes, President of Brazil’s National Audit Court

May 06, 2014 // 2:00pm3:30pm
On May 6th, the President of the TCU, Minister Augusto Nardes, led a conversation about the achievements and challenges of making governments at all levels accountable for their use of public funds.
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Increasing Resilience to Climate Change

April 23, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
As the climate continues to change in dramatic and more-or-less permanent ways, policymakers everywhere are increasingly tasked with cultivating resilience – preparing communities for natural disasters and social change. “It’s now more clear than ever that climate change is here, and it’s real, and it’s happening, and people are really feeling the impacts,” said Cathleen Kelly of the Center for American Progress at the Wilson Center on April 23.
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Tracks in the Amazon

April 22, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On April 22, the Brazil Institute will launch Tracks in the Amazon, the story of the Madeira-Mamore Raildroad

The Brazil-U.S. Commercial and Investment Partnership

April 09, 2014 // 12:00pm2:00pm
On April 9, the Brazil-U.S. Business Council and ApexBrasil will host a seminar on future investment in between the U.S. and Brazil.
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Citizen Security in Brazil: Progress and Challenges

March 28, 2014 // 9:00am12:00pm
This event explored recent efforts to promote citizen security in Brazil’s urban areas, including the attempts to build more peaceful communities from the ground up.
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Managing Our Planet: The State and Fate of the Arctic

March 19, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On March 19th, the Brazil Institute, along with George Mason University and the Environmental Change and Security Program, will be hosting a discussion on the effects of climate change on the Arctic.
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The Outlook of the October Presidential and General Elections in Brazil

March 18, 2014 // 2:30pm4:30pm
POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH 18th The Brazil Institute will host the first of a series of seminars on this year’s elections.
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The Challenge of the Oceans

February 19, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On February 19th, the first Managing Our Planet Panel of 2014 focused on the impact of climate change on our oceans' ecosystems.
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Elections in Latin America

January 30, 2014 // 9:00am12:30pm
A review of 2013 and looking forward to the 2014 elections in Latin America.

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