Tag: 2018/07 newsletter eng

Advancing changes in international arms regulation

Igarapé Institute has some cause to celebrate. After four years of pressuring Brazil´s Congress, the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) was finally ratified by President Temer. The ATT is the world´s first binding international agreement to regulate the conventional weapons trade.

The Stunning Scale of Latin America's Migration Crisis

Influencing policy on refugee protection in Brazil

Brazil is facing a range of challenges in protecting and caring for refugees. There are tens of thousands new arrivals from Venezuela. But there are also roughly 10,000 refugees and asylum seekers in major Brazilian cities, including in Rio de Janeiro,

Relatório Anual Instituto Igarapé 2017

Igarapé releases its annual report

The Igarapé Institute racked-up some impressive wins in 2017. The annual report highlights some of the key numbers: over 40 publications, keynotes and lectures in over 135 events in 18 countries, at least 7.647 citations media around the world,

Cada jovem morto faz país perder R$ 550 mil

The costs of violent crime in Brazil amount to 4.5% GDP a year

A new study issued by the Brazilian President’s Office for Strategic Affairs sets out some startling figures on the economic burden of violent crime. The study, calculates the total costs at roughly $285 billion, the equivalent to 4.5% of GDP.

New data visualization on drug policy

The Igarapé Institute just launched a new data visualization – the Drug Policy Monitor for the Americas. The Monitor includes an interactive map of drug policy innovation across North, Central and South America.

como falar com adolescentes sobre drogas

Honesty is the best policy

O Instituto Igarapé lançou dois novos produtos para gerar conscientização sobre as políticas de drogas. Um dos principais objetivos é fortalecer o argumento de educadores e famílias através de informações e dados concretos, sempre com vistas à redução de danos.

Maps reveal hidden truths of our cities

Maps literally shape how we understand the world. For the past few years, the Igarapé Institute has designed digital maps to convey complex trends on issues ranging from arms flows and homicide to migration flows and drug policy innovation.

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