Book Launch: Participatory Institutions in Democratic Brazil

January 28, 2010 // 9:30am11:00am
Leonardo Avritzer, Associate Professor of Political Science at the Federal University of Minas Gerais

Obama Administration Relations With South America: A Conversation With Five U.S. Ambassadors

January 22, 2010 // 10:00am11:30am
The five ambassadors to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay engaged in a discussion of Latin American domestic politics, foreign policy, and U.S. relations.

The Rule of Law, Economic Development, and Modernization of the State in Brazil: Lessons from Existing Experience for Policy and Practice

January 15, 2010 // 9:00am10:30am
Judith Tendler, Professor of Political Economy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Salo Vinocur Coslovsky, Assistant Professor of International Development, New York University

The Road to Rio: Cultural Diversity & Identity in Cities; Governance & Participation

January 06, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Moderator Richard Stren, Emeritus Professor and Former Director, Department of Political Science and Centre for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto; Brian English, CHF Country Director, India; Mario E Martín, Rector, CEDAC, Centro de Diseño, Arquitectura y Construcción, Tegucigalpa, Honduras; Afeefa Syeed; Senior Culture and Development Adviser, Asia and Middle East Bureaus, U.S. Agency for International Development; Brian Wampler, Professor of Political Science, Boise State University

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

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

Regional Integration in the Americas: The Impact of the Global Economic Crisis

November 23, 2009 // 8:15am4:00pm
The Latin American Program joined with the Mercosur Economic Research Network and the Canada Institute to convene a conference on the impact of the global economic crisis on regional integration plans in the Americas.

The Road to Copenhagen: A Brazilian Perspective

October 27, 2009 // 12:00pm1:15pm
with Marina Silva,Senator for the Brazilian Amazon State of Acre. Moderated by: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

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.

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


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