Offsite event: A Discussion with Frank Pearl, Colombia's High Counselor for Social and Economic Reintegration
February 25, 2009 // 7:30am — 9:00am
Pearl, a former businessman, discussed the progress of these programs, the prospects for further demobilizations, and the role of the international community.
February 20, 2009 // 7:30am — 11:30am
Minister Carlos Henrique M. Abreu e Silva, Embassy of Brazil in Washington; Aluisio de Lima-Campos, Chairman, ABCI Institute; Lytha Spíndola, Executive Secretary, Brazil's Chamber of Foreign Trade (CAMEX);Jeffrey J. Schott, Senior Fellow of Peterson Institute for International Economics;William R. Cline, Senior Fellow of Peterson Institute for International Economics;Otaviano Canuto, Vice President for Countries, Inter-American Development Bank; Counselor Pompeu Andreucci Neto, Embassy of Brazil in Washington, D.C.; Andrew W. Shoyer, Sidley Austin LLP; J. Nicole Bivens Collinson, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.; John R. Magnus, Miller & Chevalier; Brad Figel,Global Director of Government Relations, Nike Inc.; Gregory Harrington, Arnold & Porter LLP; and Jose Raul Perales, Senior Program Associate, Latin American Program
February 12, 2009 // 8:00am — 12:00pm
The conference featured leading experts on topics such as Plan Merida, public security, crime and violence in Central America.
February 09, 2009 // 2:00pm — 4:30pm
A panel of experts from both countries analyzed electoral trends and results and their implications for the future of democratic governance in the region.
February 05, 2009 // 1:00pm — 4:30pm
*** Please view our live webcast.*** Pamela Cox, regional vice president for the Latin American and Caribbean Region, The World Bank; Rebeca Grynspan, director, Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, United Nations Development Program; Arturo Porzecanski, distinguished economist-in residence, American University; Jorge I. Domínguez, Antonio Madero professor of Mexican and Latin American politics and economics, Harvard University; Robert A. King, acting senior director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, National Security Council; Cynthia Arnson, director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Merilee Grindle, director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University; Eric Farnsworth, vice president, Council of the Americas/Americas Society.
February 05, 2009 // 11:30am — 1:00pm
This event is organized by the Brazil-U.S. Business Council and will be held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Antonio Aguiar Patriota , Brazil's Embassy in Washington, D.C.
February 03, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Norman Gall, executive director, Fernand Braudel Institute; Patricia Mota Guedes, Coordinator of Education Projects, Fernand Braudel Institute
January 30, 2009 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Cynthia Arnson, director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; former Congressman Howard Wolpe, director, Africa Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Gib Clarke, coordinator, Global Health Initiative, Woodrow Wilson Center
December 05, 2008 // 7:45am — 5:00pm
Lee H. Hamilton, President and Director, Woodrow Wilson Center; Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Brazil's Ambassador to the US; Clifford Sobel, US Ambassador to Brazil; Nelson Jobim, Brazil's Minister of Defense; Thomas Pickering, Vice Chairman, Hills & Company; Blairo Maggi, Governor, State of Mato Grosso; John J. Danilovich, CEO, Millennium Challenge Corporation; Rubens Barbosa, President, Superior Council of Foreign Trade, FIESP; Anthony Harrington, President and CEO, Stonebridge International; Jon Huenemann, Principal for the International Department, Miller & Chevalier; Marcio Zimmermann, Brazil's Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy; Antonio Barros de Castro, Counselor to the President, National Bank of Economic and Social Development; Thomas A. Shannon, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere; Marcel Biato, Deputy International Affairs Adviser to President Lula; Riordan Roett, Fulbright Scholar, Director of Western Hemisphere Studies, SAIS at John Hopkins University; Matias Spektor, Professor of International Relations, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (invited); Carlos Pio, Fulbright Scholar, Professor of Political Economy, University of Brasilia; Leslie Bethell, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
December 04, 2008 // 8:00am — 4:00pm