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U.S. Brazil 'disagree more they agree,' analyst says

Margaret Warner - PBS Newshour, 04/09/2012

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s visit to the White House Monday was staged to stress strong ties between the U.S. and Latin America’s richest country. Rousseff and President Obama touched on issues of cooperation, including education, energy, and trade while ignoring areas of disagreement.


Nos EUA, Dilma defende 'agenda do século 21', mas velhos temas ainda incomodam

Pablo Uchoa - BBC Brasil, 04/09/2012

"Foi a primeira vez que um diálogo entre os EUA e um país latino-americano começou com um presidente americano fazendo a primeira visita", resumiu o o diretor do Brazil Institute, do Woodrow Wilson Center, Paulo Sotero, em conversa com a BBC Brasil.


*Article is in Portuguese


Obama busca mayor cooperación con Brasil pese a diferencias sobre Irán y Cuba, 04/08/2012

En ese debate tienen un papel crucial tanto EEUU como Brasil, que son los dos mayores consumidores de cocaína en el continente, como recordó esta semana Paulo Sotero, del Centro de Estudios Woodrow Wilson, en un foro organizado por Diálogo Interamericano en Washington

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff prepares for Washington visit

Mimi Whitefiled - The Miami Herald, 04/06/2012

“That visit was important because it reopened the dialogue” between the two nations, said Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center, during a conference in Washington this week.


Latin American Program in the News: How to help El Salvador rebuild


Stuck: Rwandan Youth and the Struggle for Adulthood

Stuck: Rwandan Youth and the Struggle for Adulthood


Steve McDonald, Director of the Africa Program and the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity, Wilson Center

Robert E. Gribbin, former U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda

Marc Sommers, author, Stuck: Rwandan Youth and the Struggle for Adulthood

Kathleen Kuehnast, Director, Gender and the Peacebuilding Center, United States Institute of Peace

Elections and Political Unrest in Russia: Causes and Prospects

In recent months Russia, previously seen as stable and even apathetic, has been rocked by mass protests against fraudulent elections and Vladimir Putin's rule. The biggest protest wave since collapse of the Soviet Union will be discussed with Oleg Kozlovsky, a Russian democratic activist and Director of Vision of Tomorrow Foundation.

Агора, випуск 11: Наука без кордонів

11 число часопису Агора «Наука без кордонів», присвячене п’ятнадцятій річниці діяльності Інституту Кеннана в Україні. У своїх статтях випускники програм Інституту – учасники конференції, що відбуватиметься у вересні в Одесі, досліджують проблеми і перспективи наукового обміну, особливості трансформацій суспільного буття в Україні, їх взаємозв’язок зі світовими процесами, а також вплив США на сучасний розвиток України.

Partnering Scientists and Teachers: Priming the STEM Pipeline

Something powerful happens when teachers and students work side-by-side with scientists and engineers.  They come to understand the practice of science and engineering, while scientists and engineers learn to communicate their work in a way that makes sense to the public.  These types of partnerships are being recommended by a series of recent legislative initiatives and STEM organizations.  Our panel will discuss first-hand experience with teacher-scientist partnerships and how they can strengthen K-12 STEM education.