U.S. Consulate General — São Paulo Public Affairs Section Annual Program Statement

Department of State U.S. Mission to Brazil
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Fellowship / research funding

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FY20-PAS-SP-APS

Priority will be given to projects that help advance the following goals:• To advance the U.S.-Brazil Shared Regional and Global Priorities for International Security, Democracy, and the Rule of Law; and/or• To expand Shared Prosperity by Deepening U.S.-Brazil Economic Partnership; and/or• To promote U.S.-Brazil Partnerships to Ensure our Citizens’ Security; and/or• To expand People to People Relationships to Strengthen Economic and Institutional Ties and Promote Understanding of U.S. Government Policy and American Values.Public Affairs Section São Paulo welcomes proposals that address the following strategic priorities:• ECONOMIC GROWTH: Programs related to entrepreneurship, bilateral trade,investment, economic integration, innovation, science and technology – including, but not limited, to 5G and to intellectual property rights.• ADVANCING SOCIAL INCLUSION: Programs that seek to promote human rights, diversity, entrepreneurship, and freedom of speech, advancing initiatives to protect and empower member of marginalized and under-represented groups. Programs that address economic inclusivity, particularly among under-represented groups such as women, youth, and afro-Brazilians, merit special attention.• STEAM AND 21ST CENTURY SKILLS: Programs that advance U.S.-Brazil cooperation in STEAM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Applied Arts and Math), particularly among youth audiences.• PRESS FREEDOM AND COMBATING DISINFORMATION: Programs that promote press freedom, innovation – within both traditional and digital media – and factual reporting. Programs that increase media literacy, critical thinking, and combat dis- and mis-information merit special attention.• REGIONAL SECURITY: Programs that address issues of regional security, non-proliferation, and countering violent extremism, as well as exchanges that promote multilateral cooperation and enhance stability in the South American region.Participants and Audiences: PAS will only consider proposals for projects geared to Brazilian audiences within São Paulo’s Consular District (Brazilian states of São Paulo, Paraná and Mato Grosso do Sul).Authorizing legislation, type and year of funding: Fundin
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Posted on

Application Deadline

Type

Fellowship / research funding

Reference Number

FY20-PAS-SP-APS

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