A Brazilian Perspective on the G20: Debriefing the First Ministerial Meeting
Brazil assumed the presidency of the G20 in December 2023, a significant role in global affairs for President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s administration. The G20 has 19 member countries, including most of the world’s largest economies, as well as the European Union and African Union. Following the inaugural meeting of foreign ministers in late February, Brazil Institute Director Bruna Santos and analyst Lourival Sant’Anna will provide insights on the outcomes of the dialogue and Brazil’s agenda for the remainder of its G20 presidency.
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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