Past Event

Lemann Dialogue 2015: Innovating in the Brazilian Public Sector

November 19, 2015 - November 20, 2015
8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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International Affairs Building, Room 1501

The Center for Brazilian Studies at Columbia University and the Columbia Global Centers | Latin America (Rio de Janeiro) will host the fifth Lemann Dialogue, a two-day conference on November 19 and 20 at Columbia University in the City of New York. The goal of 2015 Lemann Dialogue conference is to answer the following question: How is Brazil moving beyond the current crisis and towards a more effective, innovative, and engaged government?

The Lemann Dialogue is an annual collaborative initiative that is co-organized and co-sponsored by the Brazil Centers at Columbia University, Harvard University, Stanford University, and the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, supported by the Lemann Foundation. The conference themes vary each year, but generally focus on contemporary social, economic, and political challenges in Brazil.  Speakers at these conferences include faculty from the four collaborating academic institutions, as well as academics and policymakers from Brazil.

See a draft agenda of the conference here. Click here to register.