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

FAPESP-U.S. Collaborative Research on the Amazon

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October 28, 2014 // 8:30am5:30pm
Join the Brazil Institute, FAPESP and the DOE for an all day symposium on collaborative research projects led by scientists in the state of São Paulo, Brazil and in the U.S. targeting the discovery of new science about the Amazon. more
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Brazil’s Presidential Election: An Early Assessment of the Outcome and its Political, Economic and Foreign Policy Implications

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October 27, 2014 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Join the Brazil Institute as we discuss the results of the October 26 presidential runoff election and its implications for Brazil. more
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The Future of Food, Climate, and the Natural World: A Conversation With Jonathan Foley

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October 22, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On Wednesday, October 22, the Managing Our Planet series will sit down with newly appointed Executive Director of the California Academy of Sciences Executive Director, Jonathan Foley. more
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Africa's Stalled Fertility Transition: Causes, Cures, and Consequences?

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October 15, 2014 // 1:00pm3:00pm
When high birth rates decline and youthful age structures become more mature, many developing countries have a window of opportunity for accelerated development that can result in improvements in education, health, and rapid economic growth. However, while fertility rates around the world have fallen drastically over the last century, they remain high in many African countries, with very slow declines in some and completely stalled levels in others. What has caused this trend, and what will be its impact on the health, environment, economic growth, and political stability of the continent? more

2014 Brazil Economic Conference

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October 10, 2014 // 8:00am2:30pm
On Friday October 10, the Brazil Institute is proud to co-host with the Brazil American Chamber of Commerce and the Brazil-US Business Council the annual economic conference more

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