About the Brazil Institute

Created in 2006, the Brazil Institute seeks to foster dialogue on key issues of bilateral concern between Brazil and the United States, while advancing Washington's understanding of the complexities of Brazil as a regional, democractic power, and an emerging global player. The Brazil Institute has an active Adivsory Board which helps guide programming. 


The Latest from the Brazil Institute

The Brazil Institute Mourns the passing of Ambassador Clodoaldo Hugueney

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May 26, 2015
Ambassador Clodoaldo Hugueney Filho, a career diplomat, died on May 24th in São Paulo, where he lived after retiring in 2013 as Brazil’s ambassador to China. more

Latin American Energy: Issues and Prospects

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May 19, 2015 // 11:30am1:00pm
Experts will explore energy issues for the Latin American and Caribbean region, in this seventh event in the Wilson Center’s Regional and Global Energy Series. more

Mist of the Earth: Art and Sustainability

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May 20, 2015 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On May 20, the Brazil Institute welcomes the "Mist of the Earth" art exhibit to Washington. more

The Rule of Law in Brazil: Three Decades of Progress and Challenges

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May 22, 2015 // 9:00am1:15pm
On May 22, the Brazil Institute of the Wilson Center will host an all-day conference of experts to review progress and challenges in the building of the rule of law in Latin America’s largest democracy. more

Fiscal Policy in Latin America: Lessons and Legacies of the Global Financial Crisis

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April 23, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
Looking at the experience of Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay, this event will discuss the lessons and legacies of the Global Financial Crisis and address key questions. more

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