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U.S. Scholar and Former Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations Discusses International Human Rights in Rio de Janeiro

Between May 6 and 13, 2014, Dr. Esther Brimmer, J.B. & Maurice C. Shapiro Professor at George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs and former Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations, visited Brazil.  On May 7, Dr. Brimmer gave a lecture on “Brazil and the U.S. in the International System” at the Pontifical ...
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Remarks at the Launch of the “Consolidating and Disseminating Efforts to Combat Forced Labor in Brazil and Peru” Project

Thank you everyone for being here this afternoon, especially Minister Antonio José de Barros Levenhagen, Minister Ideli Salvatti for her motivational remarks, and ILO Director Laís Abramo. Many thanks as well to the Tribunal Superior do Trabalho for hosting the launch of the project “Consolidating and Disseminating Efforts to Combat Forced Labor in Brazil and ...
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Consulate Launches National Campaign to Support LGBT Youth Across Brazil

Consulate General Recife marked the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) on May 17 by celebrating the launch of a national campaign to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth across Brazil.  The campaign, called  Tudo Vai Melhorar Brasil allows the general public to submit videos with messages of support for LGBT youth, who often face bullying ...
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The United States Diplomatic Mission to Brazil Announces Visa Statistics for April 2014

The United States Diplomatic Mission to Brazil processed over 88 thousand visas in April. In the first four months of 2104, the Mission visa volume rose seven percent over the same period last year.  The U.S. Mission releases consular workload statistics to the Brazilian public. Consular Workload Brasília São Paulo Rio de Janeiro Recife Total Average ...
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