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Civil Society and Equitable Development in Brazil

SEP 26, 2007 | 4:00 PM

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WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

WHEN:

September 26, 2007: 4:00 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

SPONSOR:

Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies

Description

Civil Society and Equitable Development in Brazil:

Conselho de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social


The Bildner Center/Brazil Project cordially invites you to a special meeting to discuss Brazil’s distinctive experience with the Council for Economic and Social Development (CDES, Conselho de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social) launched by President Lula da Silva in 2003.

 

Ângela Cotta Ferreira Gomes

Deputy Secretary, SEDES

 

Maria Luiza Falcão

Economic Studies Manager, SEDES

Associate Researcher, UnB

 

 

Dra. Angela Gomes and Professor Maria Luiza Falcao are high-level officers of the Secretariat of the Council for Economic and Social Development (CDES), a program directly linked to the Brazilian presidency. They will discuss the Brazilian experience with the country’s Council for Economic and Social Development, particularly the role of organized civil society on the national debate on equitable development. For the next two years, Brazil, represented by the Minister of Institutional Relations, holds the Presidency of the International Association of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions (AICESIS).