Citizen Security
Climate Security
Digital Security
Civic Space
International Cooperation
Global Report on Urban Health
This timely report comes at a decisive moment in history where we can reshape urban environments and...
Charting Out the Digital Ecosystem of Gangs in the U.S. and Mexico
This article considers the digital ecosystem linking gangs in San Diego, Tijuana and more widely across...
The State of Security and Justice in Brazil: Reviewing the Evidence
This text analyzes Brazil's internal issues on justice and security agendas.
Mídia: What Explains Criminal Violence in Mexico City? A Test of Two Theories of Crime
What Explains Criminal Violence in Mexico City?
    What Explains Criminal Violence in Mexico City? A Test of Two Theories of Crime There are...
Brazil must support a comprehensive approach to peace in Syria
Brazil would do well to support a comprehensive approach to stability and reconstruction in Syria as...
Preparing Stabilisation for 21st Century Security Challenges
Stabilisation, as a concept and set of practices, has proliferated over the past two decades and is now...
Sequencing Next Generation Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration in Peace Processes
The disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) of former combatants is a mainstay of the contemporary...
Tackling Gun Violence in India
India has reached the second largest number of homicides in the world, which policies should be applied...
Dialogue on Safety and Security: Insights from Cape Town
The Cape Town Dialogue included a number of in-depth discussions about crime and violence prevention...
Counting Conflict Deaths
This briefing note is intended to assist the Inter-Agency and Experts Group (IAEG) on SDG indicators...
Disarming the FARC
[In Spanish] Study that examines the opportunities for disarmament of the FARC, drawing on evidence from...
international affairs
A Manifesto for the Fragile City
After more than a century of steady city expansion in northern countries, the direction of twenty-first...
Peace and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
This briefing examines Brazil’s position on the inclusion of peace within the post-2015 development agenda...
Deconstructing the fragile city
Deconstructing the fragile city: exploring insecurity, violence and resilience An emerging social category...
It´s time for humanitarian agencies to work in fragile cities
Humanitarian agencies are questioning when and how to engage with violent urban settings. This article...
stability journal
Citizen Security Dialogues: Dispatches from Mexico
The special collection - Citizen Security Dialogues: Dispatches from Mexico - features original research...
The Invisible Displaced: A Unified Conceptualization of Population Displacement in Brazil
The article introduces a basic typology to conceptualize various types of internal displacement in Brazil.
Violent disorder in Ciudad Juarez
15/04/2014 Violent disorder in Ciudad Juarez: a spatial analysis of homicide This article considers the...
Promoção da Paz, Segurança, Justiça e Governança na Agenda de Desenvolvimento Pós-2015
[In Portuguese] In a collective statement, experts ask for the Brazilian government to work with a universal...
Violent disorder in Ciudad Juarez: a spatial analysis of homicide
This article considers the extent to which specific demographic and socioeconomic factors correlate with...
Visualizing Armed Groups: The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s M23 in Focus
An interactive, web-based visualization that captures interlocking networks related to the M23 rebel...
UN4U day in Liberia
Latin America Awakes: a Review of the New Drug Policy Debate
This report considers how changes under way in Latin America drug policy are challenging the foundations...
IPEA - Report for Debate 1892
[In portuguese] This paper analyzes the opportunities for greater participation of Brazilian police officers...
Mapping Citizen Security Interventions in Latin America: Reviewing the Evidence
This report considers how citizen security have been operationalised across Latin America, assembling...
Africa subsariana
The Enemy Within: Rethinking Arms Availability in Sub-Saharan Africa
Small arms and light weapons availability should be re-evaluated as a complex social phenomenon involving...
Citizen Security Rising: New Approaches to Addressing Drugs, Guns and Violence in Latin America
A study about the consequences of current drug policy and alternative approaches for harm reduction and...
Stabilization Operations, Security and Development
This edited volume provides a critical overview of the new stabilization agenda in international relations.
Fragile Cities Rising
A new social category recently emerged on the security and development landscape: the "fragile city"....
Peacekeeping UN
Peacekeeping Operations and the Durability of Peace: What Works and What Does Not?
A note about how peacekeeping operations contribute to the durability of negative and positive peace...
Novas tecnologias prevenção da violencia
New Technology and the Prevention of Violence and Conflict
Igarapé Institute releases new report with IPI and USAID on using information communication technologies...
Template para publicações
Violencia, drogas y armas ¿Otro futuro posible?
La seguridad ciudadana en América Latina se encuentra en una encrucijada.
Trafico ilegal
The Way of the Gun: Estimating Firearms Traffic Across the US-Mexico Border
This new study estimates the volume and value of arms trafficking from the United States to Mexico.
Brasil ONU
Promoting Peace in the Post-2015 Framework: The Role of Rising Powers
This article debates the BRICS participation in a wider cooperation scenario.
Brasil bandeira
IPEA - Civil Involvement in Pos-Conflict Contexts: Opportunity for Brazil International Insertion
[In Portuguese] Article about new opportunities for Brazil internacional insertion in pos-conflict contexts.
International cooperation
Negotiating Disarmament and Demobilisation in Peace Processes: What is the State of the Evidence?
This report considers the extent to which disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) and related...
HSF, ISS, KAS e SAIIA – Brazil and R2P: a Rising Global Player Struggles to Harmonise Discourse and Practice
This article debates Brazil's role in peacebuilding, reflecting on it's new position as a ascendant power.
Brasil Haiti
NOREF – The Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts and Brazil's "Responsibility While Protecting"
Article on Brazil's position on the protection of civilians (PoC), “Responsibility to Protect” (R2P)...
CEBRI - Responsibility to Protect and While Protecting: a Brief Historic and Some Clarification
[In Portuguese] The "Responsability to Protect" was officially inserted in UN on 2005. One of it's main...
Researching the Urban Dilemma: Urbanization, Poverty and Violence
A research on urbanization challenges, focused on the connections between urban violence, inequalities...
Reflections on the Brazilian Effect: A seminar on Brazil’s potential to deploy civilian experts to fragile settings
The Igarapé Institute coordinated the first ever seminar on Brazilian civilian capacities for peace support...
International Development Policy Series – Brazil’s Generous Diplomacy: Friendly Dragon or Paper Tiger?
[In English and French] This chapter demonstrates how Brazil has increasingly aligned its foreign policy...
Enduring Freedom
Urban Violence and Humanitarian Action
Article that debates the violence and fragility of cities of developing countries.
Invasão do Alemão
OpenDemocracy – Stay Alive: Turning Around a Failing War
This Article debates new ways to face the violence problem cause by the drug traffic in Central America...
Violencia armada
OECD Conflict and Fragility – Investing in Security: A Global Assessment of Armed Violence Reduction Initiatives
This report aims to generate more understanding of what works and what does not when it comes to armed...
Expanding the Civilian Role in Peace Operations: assessing progress and addressing gaps
Report on the seminar ‘Expanding the Civilian Role in Peace Operations: Assessing Progress and Addressing...
The Brazilian Effect: Social Technologies for Reconstructing Haiti
This short report features an array of tried and tested innovations from Brazil that could have applicability...
The Southern Effect: Critical Reflections on Brazils Engagement with Fragile States
This concept note parses out emerging "southern-effect" and some of its wider implications for engagement...
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