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The Challenge of the Oceans

February 19, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On February 19th, the first Managing Our Planet Panel of 2014 focused on the impact of climate change on our oceans' ecosystems.
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Elections in Latin America

January 30, 2014 // 9:00am12:30pm
A review of 2013 and looking forward to the 2014 elections in Latin America.
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A Conversation with Tereza Campello, Brazil's Minister of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger

January 29, 2014 // 3:30pm5:00pm
On January 29th, the Brazil Institute and the World Bank will host Minister Tereza Campello and 10 years of the Bolsa Familia conditional cash-transfer program.
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A Conversation with Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon

December 19, 2013 // 10:00am12:00pm
On December 19th, the Brazil Institute will have the honor to welcome Ambassador Shannon back to the Wilson Center for a conversation on the outlook of the bilateral relations and issues related to his new role at the State Department.
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Climate Change: Science, Impacts, Risks and Response

December 17, 2013 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On Tuesday, December 17th, the last Managing Our Planet for the year will focus on the IPCC report on climate change.

Congressional Perspectives on Brazil-U.S. Relations

December 04, 2013 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On December 4th, the Brazil Institute and the Brazil-U.S. Business Council will host a delegation of Brazilian congressman to discuss Brazil-U.S. relations.
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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?”

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