IV Symposium on International Trade

Apr 07, 2008
On February 1, 2008, the Brazil Institute hosted the IV Symposium on International Trade organizedby the Brazilian International Trade Scholars, Inc (ABCI). The half-day seminar featured three panel discussions focusing on the issues of "Unlocking the Doha Round: Perspectives for 2008," "Global Warming and Environmental Preservation: What Options International Trade Law Has To Offer?," and "Revisiting the Possibility of a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) Between the United States and Brazil." more

Infrastructure Integration and Environmental Preservation in the Amazon

Apr 07, 2008
The Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA)—conceived during the 2000 Meeting of South American presidents—is meant to forge links between all South American countries by integrating three strategic economic sectors: transportation, energy, and telecommunications. To discuss these pressing issues, on January 16, 2008, the Brazil Institute and the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) and Latin American Program co-sponsored a half-day seminar to assess the potential impacts of infrastructure projects planned or underway in the Amazon region. more

Aktualno: Tolerantnist! [Current Issue: Tolerance!] (2008)

Mar 18, 2008
Collection of papers on migration and tolerance in Ukraine, edited by Yaroslav Pylynskyi. more

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Immigration and Integration in Urban Communities: Renegotiating the City (2008)

Mar 15, 2008
Edited by Lisa M. Hanley and Blair A. Ruble, and Allison M. Garland more

Brazil's Innovation Challenge: Public Policies and Business Strategies

Mar 07, 2008
Over the past year the Brazil Institute and the Program on Science, Technology, America and the Global Economy (STAGE) have jointly sponsored a series of events to advance research and dialogue on critical economic issues, focusing particularly on the roles of innovation. This 16-page report assesses how better public policies can create incentives and foster the necessary environment that will support companies in their effort to turn ideas into competitive products and services. more

Promoting Democracy and Rights at Work: Making a Difference

Mar 07, 2008
On September 18, 2007, the Brazil Institute and the Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy (STAGE) of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosted a two-panel conference sponsored by the ILO to present and analyze the main findings of the independent valuation Rights at Work: An Assessment of the Declaration's Technical Cooperation in Selected Countries. more

Overview of the Merida Initiative

Mar 01, 2008
The Merida Initiative, which has been proposed by the U.S. and Mexican governments, would provide $1.4 billion over three years in equipment and training from the U.S. to the Mexican government to support both law enforcement efforts directed against organized crime and long-term institution building for federal police and the judicial system. more

Вестник 13 (Весна 2008)

Mar 01, 2008
Этот номер «Вестника» выходит после значимых для России событий. Прошедшие парламентские и президентские выборы широко освещались в средствах массовой информации и обсуждались в кругах ученых-обществоведов. more

Jaques Wagner on Brazilian Politics, Democracy and Economic Development

Feb 07, 2008
Governor of the state of Bahia, Jaques Wagner discussed a diversity of issues, ranging from Brazilian politics and democracy to economic development. He also assessed the domestic challenges and opportunities the Brazilian government faces in transforming the immense and unshaken popularity of President Lula into an effective political instrument to advance a stalled policy agenda with three years left in his presidency. more

Агора, випуск 7: Перспективи соціального розвитку регіонів

Feb 01, 2008
У цьому числі "Агори" обговорюються такі проблеми: стратегія національного розвитку; шлях України до демократії; молодь і толерантність; замісна міграція; історія міграційних процесів на Півдні України і їх вплив на ментальність населення регіону; особливості єврейської і німецької громад на Миколаївщині; сучасні міграційні процеси на Слобожанщині; проблеми міграційної політики Центральної і Східної Європи; міжнародна співпраця недержавних організацій; моделі інвестиційної привабливості; драматургія Олекандра Ірванця; історія кримської придворної літератури; нові книжки у галузі гуманітарних і соціальних наук. more



The Future of Higher Education

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Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.