Events

Offsite Event: Luncheon with Edison Lobão, Brazilian Minister of Mines and Energy

July 20, 2009 // 12:30pm2:00pm
***This event takes place at the Brazil-U.S. Business Council***Edison Lobão, Brazilian Minister of Mines and Energy
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That Little Infernal Cuban Republic: U.S. Policies Toward Cuba in Historical Perspective

July 15, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Contemporary U.S. policies toward Cuba and the domestic and international factors shaping the possibilities for a new bilateral relationship were discussed.

Innovation in Brazil, India, and South Africa: A New Drive for Economic Growth and Development

July 15, 2009 // 9:00am1:00pm
Event will take place in GenevaAmbassador Roberto Azevedo, Permanent Representative, Brazilian Mission in Geneva; Rafael Oliva, Advisor to the Presidency, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES); Sérgio Queiroz, Assistant Coordinator of Scientific Innovation, The State of São Paulo Research Foundation; Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute; Mr. Yonah Seleti, Director General, Department of Science and Technology, Pretoria; N.N. Prasad, Chief of Staff to the Director General, WIPO; Dominique Foray, Chair in Economics and Management of Innovation, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-SP)
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Energy and Oil Reform in the Americas

July 07, 2009 // 2:00pm5:00pm
The story of the oil industry in Latin America in recent years has been one of both highs and lows. A panel of four experts was convened to evaluate the current climate for significant reform in the region.
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U.S.-Colombian Relations: Moving Forward

June 30, 2009 // 9:00am10:00am
During a session chaired by Woodrow Wilson Center President and Director Lee H. Hamilton, Uribe discussed three pillars upon which he will inspire "the highest level of confidence" within Colombia and abroad.

Innovation in Brazil: Public Policies and Business Strategies

June 26, 2009 // 9:00am12:00pm
Event will be held in São Paulo, Brazil.Ambassador Sérgio Amaral, Director of the Center for American Studies at the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP); Paulo Sotero, director, Brazil Institute; Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica in São Paulo and Associate Director, Prospectiva Consultants; Carlos Américo Pacheco, Professor, Economics Institute of UNICAMP; Francisco Higa, Professor of Administration, FAAP
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Governance in Guatemala

June 04, 2009 // 12:30pm3:00pm
A panel of Guatemalan and international experts evaluated the corruption, impunity, and public insecurity that was brought into sharp relief after the May 2009 murder of prominent Guatemalan lawyer Rodrigo Rosenberg.

Trends and Best Practices in Environmental Dispute Resolution in Latin America

June 03, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Public policies governing natural-resource extraction in Latin America are often seen as illegitimate by communities. Panelists explore methods of resolving environmental disputes.

Human Rights: Challenges of the Past & Challenges for the Future

June 02, 2009 // 8:45am6:00pm
This conference celebrated the contributions of Margaret E. Crahan, Director of the Kozmetsky Center, to human rights scholarship and activism over many decades.

Andean Cocaine: The Making of a Global Drug

May 28, 2009 // 8:30am10:00am
Paul Gootenberg's new book, Andean Cocaine: The Making of a Global Drug, provided an opportunity to link contemporary issues and drug policies in the Unites States, Latin America, and the world with the historical record of cocaine in the Andes.

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