Category: Contributions



Robert Muggah on city mayors and how they define our collective fates


Bleeding out

The Devasting Consequences of Urban Violence – and a bold new plan for peace in the streets


Book: The Rise of the Narcostate

This book is our sixth Small Wars Journal–El Centro anthology, covering writings published between 2016 and 2017.


ATT Monitor Report 2018

ATT Monitor is a project of Control Arms. The project was launched in January 2015 with the support of the governments of Austria, Australia, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, and Trinidad and Tobago.


Refugees and the City: The Twenty-first-century Front Line

Today, more than 60 percent of all refugees and 80 percent of all internally displaced persons are living in urban areas. While cities are periodically overwhelmed by sudden mass influxes of forced migrants


States of Fragility 2018

Three years into the 2030 Agenda it is already apparent that those living in fragile contexts are the furthest behind. Not all forms of fragility make it to the public’s eye: fragility is an intricate beast, sometimes exposed, often lurking underneath, but always holding progress back.


Youth, Peace and Security: Brazil Revisited

Brazil is not facing so much a conventional “armed conflict” as a systemic crisis of public security. Its high levels of insecurity are not due to a single cause but rather a combination of individual, household and societal factors; concentrated disadvantage and fragmented families together


Global Flow – migration and security

This discussion paper takes a look at some of the key challenges facing global policymakers as they seek to craft a modern-day migration policy which meets some of the most compelling security concerns while also tackling many countries’ longer-term need for migrants.


Safe Cities Index 2017

The Safe Cities Index 2017 is a report from The Economist Intelligence Unit sponsored by NEC.


Spotlight Synthesis Report – The 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda in Brazil

The present publication is a Synthesis of the Spotlight Report of the Civil Society Working Group for the 2030 Agenda – GTSC A2030 – and was built collaboratively with the participation of various organizations focusing on the seven goals that will be the theme of the upcoming edition of the Forum.


The Rise of Citizen Security in Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin American and Caribbean societies are among the most violent on earth. The problem appears to be worsening. Why? There is not one, but several explanations accounting for the steady increases in crime and victimisation across the region. In addition to jarring inequality and chronic impunity,

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