[Brazil at Harvard] Brazil Related Events at Harvard and MIT

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Tue Apr 6 11:21:47 EDT 2010


The Program on Negotiation Brown Bag Lunch Series Presents

*The Brazilian Experience on Dispute Systems Design (DSD): The TAM and 
Air France cases*

A presentation by* Diego Faleck* (LL.M. '06), Chief of Staff of the 
Secretariat of Economic Law of the Ministry of Justice in Brazil

The presentation will address the creation and work of the two first 
ever claims resolution facilities in Brazil, that took place after the 
crash of TAM Airlines Flight 3054 on July, 17, 2007 and of Air France 
Flight 447 on May, 31, 2009. The experience was based on the theoretical 
framework on negotiation and DSD acquired at Harvard Law School, which 
was used to advance the interests of the families of those who lost 
their lives and to avoid the enormous costs that would have been borne 
by the parties in resolving their claims.
            
Date:* Tuesday, April 6, 2010   *          
Time: 12:15pm -1:15pm
Location: Pound Hall Room 332 (Third Floor) Harvard Law School Campus

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MIT-Brazil Presents

*After Lula, who - and what?: The outlook for the October 2010 elections 
in Brazil*

*Paulo Sotero*, Journalist & Director: Brazil Institute at the Woodrow 
Wilson Center for International Scholars

On Sunday October 3rd, Brazil will hold its sixth consecutive 
presidential and general elections since the reinstatement of democracy 
in 1985 - and the first that won't feature Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as 
a candidate. Approximately 130 million Brazilians, or two thirds of the 
country's population, are eligible to vote. This year, they will also 
choose the governors of 26 states and the federal district of Brasília, 
513 federal deputies, 54 senators (two thirds of the total) and 1,057 
delegates to the 27 state assemblies. Paulo Sotero, a journalist and 
Director of the Brazil Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International 
Center for Scholars, in Washington DC, will talk about the dynamics of 
the elections and offer perspectives on issues and factors likely to 
influence voter's choices.

Date: *Thursday, April 8, 2010*
Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:  E53-482 (MIT)

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