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

Latin American Energy: Issues and Prospects

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Jun 30, 2015
There is no doubt concerning the potential of Latin America’s vast energy resources. What is in doubt is whether the infrastructure and policies needed to maximize that potential within individual countries can be achieved. What are the prospects and what are the issues that must be addressed in order to move forward in a manner that is good for both the economies and environmental health of the region? more
Webcast

The Obama-Rousseff Meeting: What’s on the Agenda?

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Jun 24, 2015
Given the current recession and political climate in Brazil, President Rousseff's upcoming visit to the United States could lay the groundwork for restored prosperity in both its economy and relationship with the United States. In this episode of TRENDING, Brazil Institute Director Paulo Sotero provides an overview of Rousseff's objectives and discusses the potential effects of the meeting on both countries as well as the global community. more

In Trouble at Home, Rousseff Travels to Washington

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Jun 23, 2015
Paulo Sotero, in this article for the Huffington Post, discusses President Dilma Rousseff's visit to Washington, D.C. at the end of June. more

President Rousseff Travels to Washington: A New Beginning in Brazil-U.S. Relations

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June 22, 2015 // 4:00pm5:30pm
On Monday, June 22, the Brazil Institute and the Inter-American Dialogue brought together leading experts to discuss Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s visit to Washington in June. more

A False War Fades: The End of Brazil-Mexico Rivalry?

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Jun 10, 2015
Paulo Sotero and Duncan Wood, directors of the Brazil Institute and Mexico Institute, write for the Financial Times Beyond Brics Blog on the bilateral relationship between the two countries. more

Experts & Staff