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December 4, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
The Economic Costs of Gender-Based Violence in Latin America

Research indicates that gender-based violence costs the world approximately $1.5 trillion a year, but governments have struggled to address it. Though Latin America has made significant progress in e…

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October 12, 2018

Refugees and Displaced Persons
Ninth Annual Back-to-School Event: Responses to the Global Refugee Crisis

The ninth annual Back-to-School Event will focus on responses to the global refugee crisis, examining causes contributing to the refugee status of 25 million people and reactions from around the worl…

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October 21, 2016

Global
Poor World Cities: A Conversation with Edward Glaeser

Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University, discusses poor world megacities, the reasons their growth differs from previous patterns of urbanization, and the …

October 14, 2016

Brazil
Back-to-School Event: Deforestation of the Amazon

Experts discuss deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.

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July 28, 2016

Brazil
Teetering at the Precipice: Brazil and the 2016 Summer Olympics

Experts discuss Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment trial, Brazil’s deepening economic recession, the Zika virus outbreak, and other issues facing Brazil as the country prepares to host the 2016 Summer Olym…

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April 20, 2016

Brazil
Brazil Update

CFR's Shannon K. O'Neil analyzes of the impeachment of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff and the implications for Brazil’s economy and its ability to govern in the coming months.

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February 5, 2016

Global
Zika Virus Update

Experts discuss the Zika virus health emergency, its impact on Brazil, and actions that need to be taken to prevent a crisis.

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September 11, 2015

Global
Who Is Pope Francis?

Experts discuss the leadership style, psychology, personality, and policies of Pope Francis ahead of his upcoming visit to the United States.

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May 27, 2015

Brazil
Assessing Dilma Rousseff's Brazil

Experts discuss what the future holds for Brazil.

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April 4, 2014

Brazil
Brazil Continuing to Grow and Expand its Middle Class

Brazilian vice president Michel Temer visits CFR to discuss Brazil's current economic status, its success in attracting foreign investment, and its progress in reducing extreme poverty in a conversat…