The Brazil 100 Conference: A Look Into Lula’s First 100 Days
On April 10, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will complete the first 100 days of his four-year term. Much has happened since Lula took office on January 1, from the violent assault on Brazil’s capital on January 8 to Lula’s White House meeting with President Biden on February 10. In the “Brazil 100” initiative, the Wilson Center’s Brazil Institute and The Brazilian Report have been analyzing Lula’s most important achievements and challenges in a series of articles, events, podcast episodes and op-eds.
The Brazil Institute—the only country-specific policy institution focused on Brazil in Washington—works to foster understanding of Brazil’s complex reality and to support more consequential relations between Brazilian and U.S. institutions in all sectors. The Brazil Institute plays this role by producing independent research and programs that bridge the gap between scholarship and policy, and by serving as a crossroads for leading policymakers, scholars and private sector representatives who are committed to addressing Brazil’s challenges and opportunities. Read more
Latin America Program
The Wilson Center’s prestigious Latin America Program provides non-partisan expertise to a broad community of decision makers in the United States and Latin America on critical policy issues facing the Hemisphere. The Program provides insightful and actionable research for policymakers, private sector leaders, journalists, and public intellectuals in the United States and Latin America. To bridge the gap between scholarship and policy action, it fosters new inquiry, sponsors high-level public and private meetings among multiple stakeholders, and explores policy options to improve outcomes for citizens throughout the Americas. Drawing on the Wilson Center’s strength as the nation’s key non-partisan policy forum, the Program serves as a trusted source of analysis and a vital point of contact between the worlds of scholarship and action. Read more
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