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World Governance Forum

Apresentação do diretor de pesquisa do Instituto Igarapé, Robert Muggah, no World Governance Forum.

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Interview: Ilona Szabó de Carvalho

Ilona Szabó de Carvalho is the cofounder and executive director of the Igarapé Institute, a think and do tank based in Brazil and a cofounder of Agora, an initiative to promote and implement more effective public policy.

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International

The State of War

The world is less violent today than at virtually any other time in human history. Hard as it is to believe, deaths from armed conflicts between states have declined dramatically since the 1950s.

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10 key moments from day three at Davos

That’s a wrap for day three at this year’s Annual Meeting in Davos. From the future of Europe and fighting to save our oceans to Jack Ma’s career tips and Prince William opening up about mental health, it was another packed day of sessions.

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A new mega railway across Latin America

This idea has gained momentum as Peru, Bolivia and Brazil join forces to build a corridor that would stretch over 3,800 km from the port of Santos, in Brazil, across Bolivia to the port of Ilo, in Peru.

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Observatory of Conflict Prevention and app released in NY

On October 9, Igarapé Institute partnered with the International Peace Institute (IPI) to host a seminar held across the street from the UN secretariat, in New York. The event, titled “Harnessing Technological Innovations for Conflict Prevention,” brought together approximately 30 senior UN officials, diplomats from

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Latin America Is the Murder Capital of the World

Cristian Sabino was sitting on a plastic chair by this beach resort’s central market when a gunman walked up and shot him five times. As the 22-year-old dropped to the ground, the assailant fired a final bullet to the head and walked away.

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To end the global murder epidemic, give mayors more power

Latin America accounts for 8% of the world’s population, but 33% of its homicides. A history of military repression, drug wars and dictatorships have made the region the most violent on earth, but now, new methods of preventing violence are springing up there.

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Child Security Index

What do children say?

This publication gathers the results of surveys done in partnership with World Vision in 12 cities across Brazil, which revealed a host of other findings that may be of interest to policy makers, practitioners and child welfare specialists.

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International

The Games Have Been a Distraction

With the Rio Olympics wrapping in just a few days, The Cipher Brief’s Kaitlin Lavinder spoke with Director of Research at the Rio-based Igarapé Institute, Robert Muggah

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By some measures, Rio will be the most secure Olympic Games yet

A lot of people are fretting about the safety of the Summer Olympics. Zika fears have kept some athletes from competing in Rio de Janeiro. Then there’s the notoriously unsafe water in Guanabara Bay, an Olympic venue so filthy that some rowers and sailors are planning to wear protective gear.

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