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Paulo Sotero moderates discussion on "The Brazil-US Biofuels Agreement: How to Move Forward" at Ethanol Summit 2009 in São Paulo

Jun 03, 2009
Held for the first time in 2007, the Ethanol Summit was conceived as a platform for in-depth discussions on the present and future of biofuels in Brazil and the world, with special focus on the most widely used biofuel of all, both globally and in Brazil: ethanol. The event returns to the Sheraton World Trade Center Hotel in São Paulo, once again featuring specialists, researchers, leading business executives and government officials from around the world in plenary sessions and panel discussions, designed to contribute constructively to the debate on biofuels that is so dominant on the global energy agenda.

Effects of the Economic Crisis on Eurasia

Jun 02, 2009
Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan were among the Eurasian nations experiencing steady economic growth when the global financial crisis hit, shaking the region's economic, social, and political structures. Their leaders are still grappling with how to respond.

Rollercoaster Cycles of Resource-Dependent Economies

Jun 02, 2009
Wilson Center Fellow Gul Berna Ozcan discusses the impact of fluctuating global markets on Central Asian economies.

Surveying the Global Governance of Health

Jun 02, 2009
Wilson Center Fellow Nitsan Chorev is researching the World Health Organization's evolving health intervention strategies, from technical assistance to market-based solutions. Her forthcoming book will delve into the geopolitical and economic dynamics that have shaped global strategies to fight disease.