Biofuels: Food, Fuel, and the Future?

July 23, 2010 // 9:00am12:30pm
Experts conduct a comprehensive assessment of biofuels, and emphasize the need to understand them within a global framework.

Emerging Trends in Environment and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

July 22, 2010 // 9:30am12:30pm
Economic development and environmental sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean are intrinsically connected. Experts discuss trends likely to shape the economy and natural environment in the region for the next 10 years.

Challenges of Industrial Policy, Innovation and Competitiveness in Brazil

July 15, 2010 // 5:00pm6:15pm
Luciano Coutinho, President, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)

Forum Brasil Roundtable Discussion with Jorge Ávila

July 14, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Jorge Ávila, President, Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (INPI)

Policy Lessons from India, Brazil, and South Africa on Development and Implementation of National Plans of Action on Elimination of Child Labor

April 19, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Mallikarjun Kharge, Minister of Labor and Employment, India; Carlos Roberto Lupi, Minister of Labor and Employment, Brazil; Membathisi Mdladlana, Minister of Labor, South Africa; Kailash Satyarthi, Chair, Global March Against Child Labor, President Global Campaign for Education, Co Chair- 1Goal Campaign

Beyond Lula: The Outlook for the 2010 Brazilian Elections

April 07, 2010 // 9:30am1:00pm
Alberto Almeida, Director, Instituto Análise; Clifford Young, Executive Director, IPSOS Public Affairs Brazil; Cláudio Gonçalves Couto, Professor, Fundação Getúlio Vargas; Christopher Garman, Director, Eurasia Group; David Fleischer, Professor Emeritus, Universidade de Brasília and President, TCC-Brazil (Transparency, Consciousness and Citizenship); João Augusto de Castro Neves, Founding Partner and Political Analyst, CAC Consultoria

Brazil as a Regional Power: Views From the Hemisphere

March 12, 2010 // 8:00am3:30pm
Leslie Bethell, Brazil Institute; Achilles Zaluar, Embassy of Brazil; Andrew Hurrell, University of Oxford and New York University; Matias Spektor, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, and Council on Foreign Relations; Thomaz Guedes da Costa, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University; Dante Caputo, Former Foreign Minister of Argentina 1983/89; George Gray Molina, Princeton University; Arlene Tickner, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá; Michael Penfold, Corporación Andina de Fomento, Caracas; Olga Pellicer, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México; Arturo Cruz, INCAE Business School, Managua; Johanna Mendelson Forman, Center for Strategic & International Studies; Christopher McMullen, Department of State; Peter Hakim, Inter-American Dialogue; Riordan Roett, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University

Brazil and 'Latin America' in Historical Perspective

March 02, 2010 // 8:30am10:30am
Leslie Bethell, Senior Scholar, Brazil Institute; Eric Hershberg, Director of Latin American Studies, American University; Julia Sweig, Director for Latin American Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Forum Brasil Luncheon 2010 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

February 24, 2010 // 11:30am1:30pm
Augusto Wagner Padilha Martins, Vice Minister, Brazilian Presidential Special Office for Port Development

Land Use and Rural Development in the Brazilian Amazon

February 24, 2010 // 8:30am10:00am
Paulo Barreto, Senior Researcher, Amazon Institute of the People and the Environment (IMAZON); and Steve Schwartzman, Director, Tropical Forest Policy, Environmental Defense Fund


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