Symposium

Brazil and the World

Wednesday, March 6, 2024
A view of the 'Christ the Redeemer' statue atop Corcovado Mountain in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil plays a pivotal role on the global stage as a top ten economy, a leading democracy, and the dominant steward of the Amazon. A founding member of the BRICS, the country holds the 2024 G20 presidency and will host the United Nations climate summit in 2025. Experts from CFR and elsewhere examined Brazil’s current political, economic, and social opportunities and challenges, its evolving role in the world, and the decisive role it could play in combatting climate change.

This event was made possible by the generous support of the Hauser Foundation.

Virtual Session I: Brazil at Home
Virtual Session II: Brazil on the International Stage in the Age of Geopolitics
Virtual In-Person Session III: Brazil in the Green Transition

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