U.S. seeks partners to develop podcast training project for quilombola communities

Brasília, August 22, 2022: The U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Brazil announce a call for proposals to fund an online project to train podcasters from niche markets. The project will train 30 representatives of quilombola communities from different parts of Brazil on the creation, production, monetization, and dissemination of podcasts. The “These Brazilian Lives” project …

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Trafficking in Persons Report 2022 – Brazil

2022-2023 Anti-Trafficking Action Plan for Brazil Below please find recommendations for specific goals and objectives to further the Government of Brazil’s anti-trafficking efforts over the next year: Vigorously investigate, prosecute, and convict in cases of sex trafficking, including child sex tourism. Increase efforts to proactively identify trafficking victims. Provide shelter and specialized assistance to victims …

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Brazil and the United States announce working group to combat illegal deforestation

At the Summit of the Americas, Brazil and the United States announced a rapid response bilateral effort focused on achieving immediate results in reversing deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon and in other biomes, recognizing that any success will require improved law enforcement and enhanced transparency, and that the successes achieved as a result of national …

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The Administration’s Approach to the People’s Republic of China

In the past two years we’ve come together to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for future global health emergencies, rebuild from economic shocks, from supply-chain disruptions to debt crises, and take on climate change, and reimagine an energy future that’s cleaner, more secure, and more affordable

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White House Gender Policy Speech at the Brazilian Conference of Magistrates

Good afternoon and thank you for inviting me to participate on this panel today. My name is Rosie Hidalgo, and I serve in the White House Gender Policy Council as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor on Gender-Based Violence. I want to start by providing a brief overview of the Gender Policy Council …

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U.S.-Brazil High Level Dialogue 2022: Democracy and Governance

April 25, 2022 As the two largest democracies in the hemisphere, the nearly 200 years of U.S.-Brazil partnership is built on a foundation and long-standing commitment to promoting democratic governance and human rights, strengthening our electoral and political institutions and processes, ensuring inclusion for all our citizens, and working to build international consensus to promote …

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Fact vs. Fiction: Russian Disinformation on Ukraine

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON The Department of State, working with the U.S. interagency, is aware of several Russian military and intelligence entities that are engaged in information confrontation targeting Ukraine.  These activities include the spread of disinformation and propaganda attempting to paint Ukraine and Ukrainian government officials as the aggressor in the Russia-Ukraine …

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The Stakes of Russian Aggression for Ukraine and Beyond

SPEECH ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE BERLIN-BRANDENBURG ACADEMY OF SCIENCES BERLIN, GERMANY JANUARY 20, 2022 SECRETARY BLINKEN: Good afternoon. First, let me say how honored I am by the presence of so many friends, colleagues, leaders across different communities here in Germany, and also leaders in the partnership that links our two countries. I’m …

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Female activist in the Federal District is recognized for her fight against gender violence

The award from the U.S. Embassy in Brasília was presented at a ceremony commemorating the end of the campaign “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” Brasilia, December 10, 2021: This morning thee U.S. Embassy held an event commemorating the global campaign “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence”, that encourages individuals and organizations around …

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Comic book portrays U.S. and Brazilian black scientists 

Comic book was released on February 25, with the participation of award-winning Brazilian astrophysicist   São Paulo, February 26, 2021: Inspired by the movie “Hidden Figures,” which tells the story of African American woman scientists who worked for NASA, University of São Paulo researcher Carlos Antônio Teixeira launched on Thursday, February 25, the comic book “Entrevistas Além do Tempo” (“Interviews Beyond Time”), which portrays the …

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Statement by Ambassador Todd Chapman on the Capitol Invasion

Published on January 7, 2021 on social media January 7, 2021 — Early this morning, the United States Congress certified the Electoral College results of the 2020 Presidential election in accordance with the U.S. Constitution and U.S. federal election law and confirmed the election of Joseph R. Biden as President of the United States and …

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Joint Statement on Japan-U.S.-Brazil Trilateral Exchange

Joint Statement on the Japan-U.S.-Brazil Exchange Brasilia, November 10, 2020: Today, the Governments of the United States of America, the Federative Republic of Brazil, and Japan launched the Japan-U.S.-Brazil Exchange in Brasilia, Brazil. The U.S. Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, Keith Krach, led the U.S. delegation, Brazil’s Secretary for Bilateral Negotiations …

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USAID and the IDB Announce $2 million in New Awards to Support Venezuelans Through Employment, Financial Services, and Access to Information

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), announced $2 million for five new awards under the BetterTogether/JuntosEsMejor  Challenge to benefit Venezuelans in the Argentine Republic, the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republics of Colombia and Chile, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The awardees will …

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Fact Sheet: The United States and Brazil Reaffirm Strong Ties and Shared Democratic Values

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Fact Sheet September 18, 2020 “Together, we are seizing the opportunity to cement a future of security, prosperity, and democracy for our people and for the entire hemisphere.” – U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, September 13, 2019 On September 18, Secretary Pompeo …

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