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U.S.- Brazil Bilateral Dialogues

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The United States and Brazil have a century-old history of economic, political, social, and cultural interactions. Most aspects of the evolving bilateral relationship are the subject of different government-to-government and business-to-business dialogues. The most recent U.S.-Brazil bilateral dialogues on major topics are listed below.

Government-to-Government:

2012 – ICT and Internet Policy Dialogue
2012 – Defense Cooperation Dialogue (DCD) – Presidential-level
2011 – Anti-Corruption Dialogue
2011 – Joint Initiative on Urban Sustainability (JIUS)
2011 – Strategic Energy Dialogue (SED) – Presidential-level
2011 – Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD) – Presidential-level
2011 – Global Partnership Dialogue (GPD) – Presidential-level
2011 – Commission on Economic and Trade Relations (CETR)
2010 – Binational Energy Working Group (BEWG)
2010 – Global Partnership Dialogue (GPD) [elevated to Presidential-level]
2008 – Task Force on the Sustainability of Biofuels
2007 – Economic Partnership Dialogue (EPD)
2007 – CEO Forum
2007 – Steering Group to Advance Cooperation on Biofuels
2006 – Commercial Dialogue
2003 – Political-Military Talks 
2003 – Political Undersecretary Talks
2003 – Partnership for Education
2003 – Group for Growth [substituted by EFD]                                                                                    
2003 – Defense Bilateral Working Group                                                                              
2003 – Consultative Group on Energy [substituted by BEWG]                                                          
2003 – Bilateral Telecommunications Consultation
2001 – Bilateral Consultative Mechanism (BCM) [substituted by CETR]                                                
2000 – Consultative Committee on Agriculture (CCA)
1995 – Meeting of the Common Agenda on Environment
1984 – Joint Commission on Science and Technology

Business-to-Business:

2012 – Brazil-U.S. Business Council-AMCHAM-CoC Memorandum of Understanding
2012 – U.S. Chamber of Commerce-CNI Protocol of Intentions
2012 – U.S. Chamber of Commerce-CNI Memorandum of Understanding
2011 – Business Summit
2010 – Brazil-U.S. Business Council-AMCHAM Memorandum of Understanding
2007 – Innovation Summit
2007 – CEO Forum
2005 – NAM-FIESP Memorandum of Understanding
1976 – Brazil-U.S. Business Council (CNI-U.S. Chamber of Commerce)

For additional information, please contact:

Renata Vasconcellos
Senior Policy Director
Brazil-U.S. Business Council
Phone: (202) 463-5628
E-mail: rvasconcellos@uschamber.com