Brazil: A Bigger Player in the World
October 16, 2008: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Under the leadership of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil has transformed itself from a country with great potential to an important country now as reflected in the BRIC [Brazil, Russia, India, and China] category of up and coming developing economies.
450 Cityfront Plaza
300 East Illinois Street (AMC Theater-River East Self Park Garage)
$6.00 after 3:00pm on weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday for a 12-hour period
Garage: Self Park Facility
Payment: Automated; at pay-stations by cash or credit card or upon exit pay by credit card only.
To receive discounted rate: There is a card validator at the first floor security desk of the Gleacher Center. The new system for the AMC Theater- River East Self Park Garage is automated. You will only need to insert your parking card in the validator and the new price will be automatically applied. You can validate your parking ticket at any time between your arrival at and departure from the Gleacher Center. When you leave the lot you will be charged for the lower $6.00 fee.
1 847 310 0412
Under the leadership of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil has transformed itself from a country with great potential to an important country now as reflected in the BRIC [Brazil, Russia, India, and China] category of up and coming developing economies. Now the world’s ninth largest economy, Brazil has had an active foreign policy, has set an example in the area of energy and is assuming a major role in the world economy. How is Brazil contributing to the resolution of pressing global economic and geopolitical issues, such as the stalled world trade talks? Consul General Almino will present a critical assessment of Brazil’s present situation and vision for growth.