US Network for Democracy in Brazil inaugurates Brazil Talk’s series of events

In 2021, Brazil Talk inaugurates a brand new format of events, in which urgent topics about Brazil’s global positioning will be addressed by leading scholars and practitioners, to a hand-picked audience. Brazil Talk believes that the current social, political and economic crises in Brazil demand a more careful strategy in the policymaking processes of other… Read More US Network for Democracy in Brazil inaugurates Brazil Talk’s series of events

The human rights of school-aged girls in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic: what makes school closure an issue beyond learning?

By Izabela Souza [5 min read] As of November 17, 2020, Brazil has had almost 7 million coronavirus cases, being the third in the World Health Organization’s global confirmed cases dashboard. Following the World Health Organization recommendations, governments worldwide have closed schools, and it was not different in Brazil. Online learning, classes through the radio,… Read More The human rights of school-aged girls in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic: what makes school closure an issue beyond learning?

Amid Environmental Disaster, Social Media Amplifies Indigenous Voices

By Julia Henriques Souza [15 min read] As one of the largest documented wildfires burned through the woods of the Pantanal wetlands in Brazil, a member of local indigenous tribe grabbed his phone to plea for help. The teacher Kussugi Bruce Kuikuro, from the village of Kaluani, says his cell camera became the last hope,… Read More Amid Environmental Disaster, Social Media Amplifies Indigenous Voices

Covid-19 and Deforestation: A daunting threat for indigenous health

By Pedro Gagliardi      [9 min read] Until this day, December 14th, the Brazilian Ministry of Health estimates that Brazil has reached an impressive record of more than  6.9 million Covid-19 cases followed by almost 181 thousand deaths in the country. At international level, Brazil, according to John Hopkins University, currently represents more than… Read More Covid-19 and Deforestation: A daunting threat for indigenous health

Brazil’s leading environment policymaker addresses post-Trump climate change conversation and new challenges for the 2020’s

On November 18, join us for a conversation with former Minister of the Environment Izabella Monica Teixeira, one of the leading voices of the global conversation on enviromental issues, with a vast international leadership experience in sustainability policymaking, specially regarding indigenous communities. Providing the global conversation with precious insights on what the Brazilian agenda should be for… Read More Brazil’s leading environment policymaker addresses post-Trump climate change conversation and new challenges for the 2020’s

Sexual Violence against Children and Adolescents in Brazil: What does it mean?

By Gabriela Silvestrini [9 min read] Sexual violence is an ancient global pandemic that does not choose economy, color, age, or place. Unfortunately and not surprisingly, high numbers of sexual violence are committed by men against women, regardless of age, including babies. In 2019, according to the National Human Rights Ombudsman, Brazil registered 17 thousand… Read More Sexual Violence against Children and Adolescents in Brazil: What does it mean?

Former Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs inaugurates webinar series on the upcoming decade

Providing the global conversation with precious insights on what the Brazilian agenda should be for the 2020 decade, Brazil Talk’s Webinar Series “Lessons From Esplanada” brings insights from former Brazilian Ministers about the challenges and opportunities for the largest country in Latin America. On October 28th, join us for the opening of the Webinar Series… Read More Former Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs inaugurates webinar series on the upcoming decade