Sections & Offices
The Public Affairs Section
The Public Affairs Section explains and advocates American policy and works to promote mutual understanding between Brazilian and American societies. The Public Affairs Section acts as a focal point for media, think tanks, and academic and cultural institutions, and advises the Embassy on public diplomacy issues. The Section's two offices, the Press and Information Office and the Culture and Education Office, together with the Information Resource Center (IRC), are directed by the Mission's Public Affairs Officer. They work together to strengthen the Brazilian-American relationship.
Inside the Public Affairs
The Culture and Education Office is headed by the Cultural Affairs Officer. The Office provides Brazilian audiences with an understanding of U.S. foreign policy and its context through seminars, conferences, and American speakers.
The Press and Information Office is headed by the Information Officer. The Office works closely with Brazilian and international media to provide authoritative information on U.S. government policies.
The Information Resource Center (IRC) serves Brazilian institutions, Consulate staff and researchers providing specialized, substantive, and accurate information about the United States, with emphasis on U.S. government policies and U.S.-Brazil bilateral relations.