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October 18, 2022

Human Development in Brazil

A Conversation with Pablo Acosta

Aerial view of Tiradentes, Brazil

In this conversation, Pablo Acosta discussed human development in Brazil, the World Bank's most recent Human Capital Review, and a recently approved project to offset learning losses from the pandemic. The short presentation was followed by a Q&A. Pierina Anton Lopez (G'23) gave the introductory remarks and Gabriele Cruz Sabino (G'23) served as moderator.

This event was co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, the Collaborative on Global Children's Issues, the Georgetown Americas Institute, and the Global Human Development (GHD) Program.


Pablo Acosta is the World Bank’s program leader for human development in Brazil.

Gabriele Cruz Sabino (moderator) is a graduate student in the Global Human Development Program in the School of Foreign Service.