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

Webcast

The Precarious State of Our Oceans

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February 25, 2015 // 3:00pm5:00pm
In the inaugural event in 2015, the Managing Our Planet series returns to discuss the state of our oceans. more

Brazil's Political Outlook: The Emerging Tensions of Dilma's Second Term

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Feb 13, 2015
Brazil Institute Fellow Matthew Taylor analyzes the burdens that President Dilma Rousseff must overcome in her second term as head of state. more

Amid Division and Paralysis, an Isolated Rousseff Confronts Scandal and Her Own Troubled Legacy

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Feb 12, 2015
Director Paulo Sotero authors this piece for The Huffington Post discussing President Dilma Rousseff's challenges in the near future with the recent scandals and economic woes. more
Webcast

Rousseff’s Uphill Battle to Revive Brazil’s Economy: What Brazilians Think of the President’s New Austerity Plan

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February 11, 2015 // 10:00am11:30am
On February 11th, the Brazil Institute will convene a group of experts to review President Rousseff's new austerity plan and discuss national perceptions of her economic measures. more

Brazilian President Begins New Term With Tough Road Ahead

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Jan 01, 2015
Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute, spoke with NPR on Dilma Rousseff's second terms and the challenges ahead. more

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