U.S.-Brazil Priority Areas of Cooperation

  1. U.S.-Brazil Priority Areas of Cooperation
  2. U.S.-Brazil Diplomatic History
  3. Bilateral Mechanisms

The United States and Brazil have a strong, dynamic, and growing partnership.  We are cooperating to promote economic growth and prosperity, and we are investing in increased access to education, technology, and employment for all Brazilians.  We are also working together to address global environmental and health challenges, strengthen law enforcement and justice, and promote energy security and regional and global stability. Click on each of the titles below to view posts about each priority area.


Education is the foundation for so many other issues and it has been a priority for the U.S. Mission in Brazil for a number of years. The U.S. Mission in Brazil offers different education opportunities for Brazilians as well as Americans.

Access the page about Education and Youth to learn more about the programs and opportunities offered by the U.S. Mission in Brazil.

Social Inclusion

Social inclusion aims to empower marginalized people to take advantage of burgeoning global opportunities. It ensures that people have a voice in decisions which affect their lives and that they enjoy equal access to markets, services and political, social and physical spaces.

Access the page about Social Inclusion to learn more about the programs offered by the U.S. Mission in Brazil.

Trade and Investment

While our relationship with Brazil covers a wide range of areas, trade and investment without a doubt represents one of its most important pillars and has a huge positive impact on all other aspects of our relationship.

Democracy and Human Rights

The United States understands that the existence of human rights helps secure the peace, deter aggression, promote the rule of law, combat crime and corruption, strengthen democracies, and prevent humanitarian crises.

Peace and Security

Brazil and the United States have much in common and a wide range of issues they address together, such as: disarmament and non-proliferation; multilateral forums, such as the United Nations; defense and security; and the combat and dismantling of terrorist groups, such as the Islamic State.

Science, Technology and Innovation

The U.S. Mission in Brazil supports the U.S. Government’s goals in science and technology, from cooperation in space activities to promoting stronger ties between the U.S. and Brazilian scientific communities; and health, both with respect to addressing tropical diseases and worldwide threats.