Events

Participatory Governance: Strengthening Democracy in Brazil

April 11, 2006 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Leonardo Avritzer, Associate Professor, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, and author of Democracy and the Public Space in Latin America; Commentator, Andrew Selee, Director, Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center

Biotechnology Innovations in a Developing Country: Brazilian Research and Development to Help the World's Poor

March 13, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Brazil has made tremendous advances in the field of biotechnology despite its status as a developing country. It has taken advantage of its public-sector infrastructure and low-cost production to invest in health research and development, creating and patenting new vaccines, technologies, and health services to combat diseases that primarily affect the poor.
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Second International Trade Symposium

February 24, 2006 // 8:00am5:00pm
Video of this event is now available. Panels include: Agriculture, NAMA and the Future of the Doha Round • Disputes and Dispute Settlement in the WTO: Evolution and Perspectives • Antidumping Practice and Rules Negotiations • Bilateral Relations between the U.S. and Brazil

The Struggle for Social Inclusion in Brazil: Policies to Combat Poverty and Inequality

February 14, 2006 // 8:30am10:30am
Margaret Keck, Professor of Political Science, Johns Hopkins University;Estanislao Gacitúa-Marió, Senior Social Scientist, Social Development Department, The World Bank;Simon Schwartzman, Director, Instituto de Estudos do Trabalho e Sociedade, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; Moderator, Shelton Davis, Senior Fellow, Georgetown University

Brazil's HIV/AIDS Program as a Model: Strategies for Combating Other Epidemics

December 12, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
A conference with Jorge Bermudez, Chief, Essential Medicines, Vaccines, and Health Technologies Unit, Pan American Health Organization; Eduardo J. Gómez, Visiting Scientist, Harvard School of Public Health; and Maureen Lewis, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development.

Brazil at a Crossroads: Repercussions of Embracing Genetically Modified Agriculture

November 17, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
The Brazil Project and Environmental Change and Security Program co-host a conference on the debate over genetically modified (GM) agriculture in Brazil.

Corruption in Brazil: The Mensalão Scandal and the Future of the PT

October 21, 2005 // 9:00am11:30am
Catherine Conaghan, Professor of Political Studies at Queen's University, Ontario, will moderate a panel including Washington Correspondent for O Estado de São Paulo Paulo Sotero, Associate Professor of Government at University of Texas at Austin Wendy Hunter, and Professor of Political Science and Director of Western Hemisphere Studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Riordan Roett.

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: Innovations and Challenges in Environmental Policy

September 21, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Brazilian Minister of Environment Marina Silva speaks on government actions and policies to curb deforestation, dismantle illegal logging rings, and fight corruption among federal employees accused of collaborating with loggers in exchange for bribes.

Environment, Development and Sustainability:

June 21, 2004 // 12:00am
Co-sponsored with The Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Project and The John Heinz III center for Science, Economics and the Environment the Director of INPA José Antônio Alves Gomes discussed his organization's role in the progress of sustainable development in the Brazilian Amazon as well as his Institute's plans for the future.

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