November 16, 2011 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
“We still see people thinking about the environment as if it is something apart. The idea of a synergy, a balance of development still, I think, eludes us both in theoretical, but especially in practical terms. And that is what Rio+20 is about,” said Ambassador Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, under-secretary for environment, energy, science, and technology at the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
November 14, 2011 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Please join the Brazil-U.S. Business Council and the Brazil Institute for the "Brazil Forum - A Complex Web of Ties: Business-Government Links in Brazil" event. Sergio G. Lazzarini, a renowned professor and author, will discuss the dynamics of the “capitalism of ties” found in Brazil's economy and its implications for the strategy of firms established in the Brazilian context.
October 25, 2011 // 8:30am — October 26, 2011 // 6:30pm
The Brazil Institute, in partnership with FAPESP (Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo), Ohio State University, and the National Science Foundation, will convene a three-day symposium on science and technology.
August 31, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:30am
A discussion with ANP director Allan Kardec Duailibi.
May 31, 2011 // 4:30pm — 5:30pm
A discussion with Ambassador Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Brazilian Foreign Minister
May 19, 2011 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
A discussion on a comprehensive research program conducted by Conservation International on behalf of the US Departament of Energy on the sustainability of biofuels on a global scale.
April 29, 2011 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
A discussion on renewable energies and policies relating to Brazil.
March 30, 2011 // 9:30am — 11:30am
A discussion on how to preserve and bring the Mata Atlântica back from the brink of destruction.
March 22, 2011 // 1:15pm — 2:45pm
The discussion focused on Brazil's progress in developing a congressionally-backed truth commission which would examine crimes committed by the military regime that ruled the country from 1964 to 1985.
March 16, 2011 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
A discussion with two senior officials from the State Secretariat of Security in the state of Rio de Janeiro in charge of a new policy to fight drug trafficking and crime in the favelas (slums) that seems to be yielding some positive results.