Category: International Cooperation

International Cooperation

O OKA chega ao Equador

O OKA oferece informações sobre serviços oferecidos por agências públicas e da sociedade civil em todo o Equador

International

What’s at stake in the U.S.-China rivalry? The very future of the internet

The U.S.-China dispute just took a dangerous turn. Late last week, the U.S. government issued three separate measures – two executive orders imposing sanctions on social-media networks WeChat and TikTok, and another to set up a “clean network” program – that, come mid-September, would prohibit any U.S. citizen or company from conducting business with those apps’ Chinese parent companies, Tencent and ByteDance respectively.

Brazilian

Brazil and COVID-19: A Perfect Storm?

On July 7, Jair Bolsonaro, president of the world’s second hardest-hit country by COVID-19, announced he had tested positive for coronavirus and had mild symptoms. Shortly afterwards, he removed his mask to show everyone he was ok.

International

Robert Muggah Says More…

This week, PS talks with Robert Muggah, a co-founder of the SecDev Group and the Igarapé Institute.

Other Publications

Routledge Handbook of Peace, Security and Development

This Handbook offers a comprehensive examination of the peace, security, and development nexus from a global perspective, and investigates the interfaces of these issues in a context characterised by many new challenges.

International

Sérgio Moro resignation adds to pressure on Brazil’s Bolsonaro

When Sérgio Moro resigned as justice minister on Friday, accusing Jair Bolsonaro of meddling in a police investigation, the former star judge shifted everyone’s attention away from coronavirus — by triggering the gravest political crisis of the Brazilian president’s administration so far. 

International Cooperation

We urgently need major cooperation on global security in the COVID-19 era

Published in World Economic Forum By Robert Muggah The world is entering a volatile and unstable new phase. Scientists are increasingly confident that the COVID-19 pandemic threat will persist, possibly for years. The global economy is headed for an economic nose dive that could rival, even exceed, the

Media

Multilateral Medicine

Published in Project Syndicate By Robert Muggah This year’s annual IMF/World Bank spring meetings may be taking place virtually, but the challenges facing the world’s finance ministers and central-bank governors are frighteningly real. In particular, will multilateral efforts succeed in preventing the coronavirus from causing

International

Drug gangs in Brazil’s favelas enforce coronavirus lockdown

Published in Financial Times By Robert Muggah With president Jair Bolsonaro dismissing the pandemic as “sniffles” and criticising regional lockdown measures, the country’s drug gangs and paramilitary groups have stepped in to enforce social distancing to combat the spread of coronavirus. “Whoever is caught on

International

Drug gangs in Brazil’s favelas enforce coronavirus lockdown

Published in Financial Times By Robert Muggah With president Jair Bolsonaro dismissing the pandemic as “sniffles” and criticising regional lockdown measures, the country’s drug gangs and paramilitary groups have stepped in to enforce social distancing to combat the spread of coronavirus. “Whoever is caught on

International

These countries are doing the best and worst jobs fighting coronavirus

Published in USA Today By Robbert Muggah The majority of global public health experts believe that countries need to act quickly and decisively to reduce what Robbert Muggah, a leading Brazil-based risk and security specialist, said “represents the most significant threat to population health and

International

Globale Trends Analysen

Adriana Erthal Abdenur, coordinator for International Peace and Security at Igarapé, has published the article “Making Conflict Prevention a Concrete Reality at the UN” in the peer-reviewed policy journal Global Trends Analysis, hosted by the German think tank SEF.

Non-Serial Publications

Climate and Security in latin America and the Caribbean

The articles in this volume explore how climate contributes to insecurity in the LAC region. They resulted from a partnership between the Igarapé Institute and the Instituto Clima e Sociedade (iCS), both in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with the support of the German Embassy in Brasília.

Other Publications

Status and the Rise of Brazil

Researcher Eduarda Hamann contributed with a chapter entitled “Brazil’s Evolving ‘Balancing Act’ on the Use of Force in Multilateral Operations: From Robust Peacekeeping to ‘Responsibility While Protecting’”.

Other Publications

Navigating the Ripple Effects: Brazil-China Relations in Light of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

This paper draws on official documents and statistics to analyze how the BRI affects Brazil´s relations with China along three dimensions: the economic, strategic, and political spheres. I argue that, despite the geographic distances separating Brazil from the Belt and Road Initiative, the initiative has concrete repercussions for Brazil’s bilateral and multilateral dealings with China through a ripple effect emerging out of the BRI’s spatial configuration.

International

Preserving Brazil’s Sovereignty Means Taking Responsibility for the Amazon

The world is waking-up to the climate emergency. But our prolonged slumber is going to cost us dearly. The latest scientific findings indicate that our planet is approaching multiple “tipping points” that could cause irreversible and catastrophic changes in temperature, ecosystems and biodiversity.

International

My Year in Africa: Why This Brazilian Woman Peacekeeper Wants to Return

n one of the world’s most fragile and violent settings, Lieut. Comdr. Marcia Braga, a 45-year-old Brazilian naval officer, arrived in April 2018 as the third military gender adviser for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic.

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