Events

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The Cotton Case: Implications of WTO Authorized Retaliatory Measures Against the U.S.

December 14, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Philip Fox-Drummond Gough, Trade Counselor, Embassy of Brazil in Washington; Ricardo Mendes, Executive Director, Prospectiva Consultoria; Jon E. Huenemann, Principal Coordinator, Trade Policy, WTO and Market Access Practice Group, Miller & Chevalier
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Director's Forum with Fernando Henrique Cardoso: The Challenges of Brazil After Lula

December 10, 2009 // 9:30am11:00am
Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Former President of Brazil; Albert Fishlow, Emeritus Professor at the University of California, Columbia University
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The Road to Copenhagen: Perspectives on Brazil, China and India

October 26, 2009 // 3:30pm5:30pm
A lone ranger mindset inflicting both developed and developing countries stands in the way of a significant reduction of carbons emissions, but the world will eventually have to put differences aside in order to reach an agreement on climate change, say experts on Brazil, China, and India.
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The Road to Copenhagen: Progress and Challenges on Sustainable Development in Chico Mendes's Homeland

October 05, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Arnóbio (Binho) Marques, Governor, Brazilian Amazon State of Acre; Foster Brown, Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Research Center; Adriana Gonçalves Moreira, World Bank Senior Environmental Specialist, Sustainable Development Department for Latin America and Caribbean Region; Moderator Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center; Michael Shifter, Vice-President for Policy, Inter-American Dialogue

Woodrow Wilson Public Service Award

September 21, 2009 // 7:30pm10:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars of the Smithsonian Institution presents the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service to His Excellency Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil.

Offsite Event: Luncheon with Edison Lobão, Brazilian Minister of Mines and Energy

July 20, 2009 // 12:30pm2:00pm
***This event takes place at the Brazil-U.S. Business Council***Edison Lobão, Brazilian Minister of Mines and Energy

Innovation in Brazil, India, and South Africa: A New Drive for Economic Growth and Development

July 15, 2009 // 9:00am1:00pm
Event will take place in GenevaAmbassador Roberto Azevedo, Permanent Representative, Brazilian Mission in Geneva; Rafael Oliva, Advisor to the Presidency, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES); Sérgio Queiroz, Assistant Coordinator of Scientific Innovation, The State of São Paulo Research Foundation; Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute; Mr. Yonah Seleti, Director General, Department of Science and Technology, Pretoria; N.N. Prasad, Chief of Staff to the Director General, WIPO; Dominique Foray, Chair in Economics and Management of Innovation, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-SP)

Innovation in Brazil: Public Policies and Business Strategies

June 26, 2009 // 9:00am12:00pm
Event will be held in São Paulo, Brazil.Ambassador Sérgio Amaral, Director of the Center for American Studies at the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP); Paulo Sotero, director, Brazil Institute; Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica in São Paulo and Associate Director, Prospectiva Consultants; Carlos Américo Pacheco, Professor, Economics Institute of UNICAMP; Francisco Higa, Professor of Administration, FAAP
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Emerging Powers: India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) and the Future of South-South Cooperation

May 22, 2009 // 9:00am1:00pm
The speakers include: Ambassador Arun Kumar Singh, deputy chief of mission at the Embassy of India in Washington; Secretary Figueiredo de Souza, assistant of the IBSA Division of the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations; Francis Kornegay, of the Institute for Global Dialogue (South Africa); Ummu Salma Bava of Jawaharlal Nehru University (India); Dr. Alcides Costa Vaz, from the Institute of International Relations of the University of Brasilia; and , Dr. Sunil Khilnani, of the Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.
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Oil Security and Friendly Suppliers: Where Are We Now?

May 14, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
A forum was held to discuss the implications of Mexico's projected decline in oil production and the emergence of Brazil as a potential major supplier of oil to North America.

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