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50 Years of Science in Brazil and Challenges Ahead

Three of the Sao Paulo Research Foundation's most prominent contributors talk about the future of Brazil's growing commitment to science and research.

Emerging Powers: India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) and the Future of South-South Cooperation

Due to the current trends of political and economic restructuring, South-South cooperation is expected to play an increasingly important role in the post-recession world. India, Brazil, and South Africa (IBSA) established a dialogue forum to increase multilateral collaboration on a number of issues, especially those relating to development. The Brazil Institute hosted a half-day conference on IBSA, revealing two key themes: current accomplishments in enhancing global governance, economic relations, and foreign policy strategies; and the potential to improve regional security in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Noticias - Winter 2013

Read the latest Latin American Program Newsletter, Noticias Winter 2013

Brazil Institute Scholar Publishes New Article

Read new article by Senior Scholar Leslie Bethell in the Journal of Latin American Studies

Second Brazilian Congressional Study Mission on Innovation to Europe

In the Second Brazilian Congressional Study Mission on Innovation, a group of Brazilian congressmen and senators visited to Europe to learn about innovation policies.

Citizen's Basic Income

LAP Special Report by Woodrow Wilson Fellow Eduardo Suplicy on if and when cash transfers will be provided in Brazil on a universal basis, without eligibility controls or limits.

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff prepares for Washington visit

Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses President Dilma Rousseff's visit to Washington, D.C.

Why Soccer-loving Brazilians are Voicing Discontent Over World Cup

Hopes for Brazil’s burgeoning economy were high when the World Cup was awarded to the country in 2007. But now many Brazilians accuse the World Cup celebrations of draining $15 billion of Brazil’s resources into the international economy. Sports writer Dave Zirin and Paulo Sotero talk to Jeffrey Brown of PBS Newshour.

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