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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

WHEN: 9:00 – 10:30 am
WHAT: Atlantic Council Discussion on “Brazil's Presidential Elections: Interpreting the Results.”
Speakers: Andrew Gunther, Managing Director for Global Infrastructure Darby; John Prideaux, Washington Correspondent, The Economist, former Brazil Bureau Chief, The Economist (2007-2010), Author, "Brazil Takes Off"; Ricardo Sennes, Nonresident Senior Brazil Fellow, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, Atlantic Council, Managing Partner, Prospectiva, General Coordinator, Group of International Analysis at University of São Paulo; Peter Schechter, Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, Atlantic Council; Michael Shifter, President, Inter-American Dialogue; and Jason Marczak, Deputy Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, Atlantic Council.
WHERE: 1030 15th Street, N.W., 12th Floor
CONTACT: 202-463-7226; web site:
SOURCE: Atlantic Council – event announcement

WHEN: 9:30 – 11:00 am
WHAT: Brookings Institution Discussion on “The International Energy Agency's Africa Energy Outlook.”
Speakers: Opening remarks by Ambassador Bisa Williams, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Featured Speaker: Fatih Birol, International Energy Agency, Chief Economist and Director, Global Energy Economics; Panelists: Charles Ebinger, Director, Energy Security Initiative; Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy; Amadou Sy, Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Africa Growth Initiative.
WHERE: Brookings, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-797-6105 or ; web site:
SOURCE: Brookings – event announcement

WHEN: 3:00 – 4:30 pm
WHAT: Stimson Center Discussion on “Supporting Transitions Towards Sustainable Peace And Security Through Community Policing.”
Speakers: Gary White, MBE, former Assistant Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland; Karen Finkenbinder, Rule of Law, Justice, and Reconciliation Advisor at the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute; and Keith Smith: Senior Analyst, International Law Enforcement and Rule of Law, Joint Center for International Security Force Assistance.
WHERE: 1111 19th Street, NW, 12th Floor
CONTACT: 202-223-5956; web site:
SOURCE: Stimson – event announcement