March 12, 2013

Date: 05/12/2013 Description: Special Representative Lewis meets with Aldo Rebelo, Brazilian Minister of Sports, Brasilia.  L-R: Michele Kwan, Senior Advisor for Public Diplomacy; Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon Jr.; Special Representative Lewis; Minister Rebelo; and Vicente Neto, Brazilian Secretary for Sports. - State Dept Image
Special Representative Lewis led a delegation to Brazil, March 11-14, 2013, to advance U.S.-Brazil subnational cooperation. The U.S. delegation of athletes, state officials, and private sector representatives met with Brazilian federal, state, and local officials and business representatives. They discussed with Brazilian major sporting events representatives the continuation of developing partnerships related to the execution of successful major sporting events: youth training and sport development; security; action sports; and women, sport and disability.