Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, gives his take on the recent election of Roberto Azevedo to lead the WTO
The Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA)—conceived during the 2000 Meeting of South American presidents—is meant to forge links between all South American countries by integrating three strategic economic sectors: transportation, energy, and telecommunications. To discuss these pressing issues, on January 16, 2008, the Brazil Institute and the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) and Latin American Program co-sponsored a half-day seminar to assess the potential impacts of infrastructure projects planned or underway in the Amazon region.
Race Relations in Brazil and the US Diversity in Perspectives August 2002
Brazil has just sworn in its first female president, Dilma Rousseff, who follows on the heels of the ever-popular outgoing President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Panelists at several recent Brazil Institute events speculate on the challenges and priorities of the new administration.
The Brazil Institute announces the launch of the new BRAZIL PORTAL blog, a comprehensive news aggregator that covers Brazilian foreign and national affairs as well as environmental, economic, social, scientific and political issues in Brazil.
Guest host Linda Wertheimer speaks with Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center, about developments in U.S.-Brazil relations.
Brazil - United States Relations: 2004 and Beyond December 2004
A panel of experts assessed the potential effects of the United States and Canada shifting North American oil supplies in light of Mexico's projected decline in oil production. At the conference, hosted by the Wilson Center's Canada, Mexico, and Brazil Institutes, they also examined the prospects of Brazil emerging as a major oil supplier.