• 06 Dec 2013
    OCDE, Education

    On the 6th of December, FGV Projetos and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced the official results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA 2012), developed and coordinated by the OECD.

  • 21 Nov 2013

    From the 21st of November to the 9th of December, FGV Projetos organized five talks and events related to the launching of the book “Comentários à Constituição do Brasil” (Comments on the Constitutions of Brazil), produced by Gilmar Mendes, Minister of the Federal Supreme Court; José Gomes Canotilho, Chairman of the Law School of the University of Coimbra; Ingo Wolfgang Sarlet, full professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul; and Lenio Luiz Streck, State Attorney for the State of Rio Grande do Sul.

  • 04 Nov 2013

    FGV Projetos participated as a knowledge partner in the 1st Latin American Regulatory Summit, an event sponsored by Thomson Reuters in São Paulo on the 4th and 5th of November. The meeting discussed the critical intersection of market and regulation in Latin America, bringing together government, regional and international regulatory agencies, specialists in compliance, as well as advisers and professionals from the financial and legal sectors.

  • 23 Oct 2013
    Economy, OECD

    On October 23, FGV Projetos and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) launched the OECD Economic Survey 2013: Brazil – Spurring Productivity and Improving Income Distribution. The event was focused on analyzing the economic progress and challenges from the perspective of the OECD, including policy recommendations for Brazil. The topics addressed in the debate included macroeconomic policy, increased productivity and competitiveness of Brazilian companies, distribution of income and social policies.

  • 14 Oct 2013

    On October 14, FGV Projetos, together with the Rio de Janeiro Public Prosecutor’s Office (MPRJ), held the seminar: The Constitution of the Republic – 25 Years in Effect: A New Constitutional Order. The meeting brought together authorities and specialists to discuss the changes made in Brazilian constitutional law since the promulgation of the Constitution in 1988. Approximately 200 people attended, including scholars, jurists and members of the MPRJ, such as Marfan Martins Vieira, General Attorney for the State of Rio de Janeiro.

  • 08 Oct 2013
    Urban Real Estate Property Tax

    On 8-9 October, FGV Projetos and the Brasília Institute of Public Law (IDP), in partnership with the Lincoln Institute, held a seminar in Brasília on Challenges of the Urban Real Estate Property Tax (IPTU) in Brazil. The event brought together 33 authorities and scholars who debated the role of the IPTU. A total of approximately 300 people attended the seminar, including Mayors, representatives of Ministries and Secretaries of various states.