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The State of the Oceans 2013: Acidification, Overfishing Major Threats to Ecosystem Health

November 13, 2013 // 3:00pm5:00pm
“The rate of speed of change in the global oceans are greater than [that] of any time in known history,” said Karen Sack of the Pew Charitable Trust, speaking at the Wilson Center on November 13. She was joined by Paul Schopf, professor of oceanography and associate dean for research and computing at George Mason University, and Libby Jewett, director of the Ocean Acidification Programs at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), to discuss the latest State of the Ocean Report.

FAPESP Week 2013: North Carolina

November 11, 2013 // 8:00amNovember 13, 2013 // 7:00pm
FAPESP Week 2013: North Carolina will explore the partnerships between Brazilian and U.S. scientists and will be hosted by UNC at Charlotte, UNC at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University.
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Brazil’s Vision on Internet Governance: Managing Sovereignty, Privacy and Technology

October 23, 2013 // 9:35am12:30pm
On October 23rd, the Brazil Institute, in partnership with the Canada Institute, hosted a discussion on the implications of Brazil's postponed state visit and the new proposed internet regulatory framework.

Making the Millennium Development Goals Sustainable

October 16, 2013 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Next year, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), adopted by the United Nations after the Millennium Declaration, are set to expire. As they wind down, the global development community is taking stock. While there have been great strides toward accomplishing many of the goals set forth in 2000, there has been little headway in ensuring environmental sustainability, said Melinda Kimble, senior vice president of the United Nations Foundation. Which raises the question: What should change for the next set of global development goals, which are supposed to be even more environmentally focused – the “Sustainable Development Goals?”

2013 Brazil Economic Conference

October 11, 2013 // 8:00am2:30pm
On Friday October 11, join the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, the Brazil Institute an the Brazil-US Business Council for a conference on ongoing bilateral economic relationship.
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The Meaning and Implication of the "Mensalão", Brazil's Largest Trial on Political Corruption

October 04, 2013 // 10:00am12:00pm
On Friday, October 4th, the Brazil Institute, São Paulo FGV Law School and American Univeristy College of Law will convene a panel of experts to debate Brazil's largest political corruption scandal.

Brazil in the Global Arena

October 03, 2013 // 5:30pm6:30pm
On Thursday October 3, join GWU in the launch of their Brazil Initiative.

The Outlook of Brazil's Economy in a Tough Political Season

September 20, 2013 // 10:00am12:00pm
On Friday, September 20th, the Brazil Institute will host a panel of leading Brazilian economists.
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Energy Looking Forward

September 11, 2013 // 3:00pm5:00pm
The Managing the Planet series turns its attention to the energy sector in the United States.
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Capital for the Future: Saving and Investment in an Interdependent World

July 23, 2013 // 8:30am10:30am
On July 23, 2013, speakers will present the main findings of the Global Development Horizons report, which explores patterns of investment, saving and capital flows as they are likely to evolve over the course of the next two decades. Experts from the Wilson Center will discuss how these economic patterns will affect various developing countries and regions.

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