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Russia’s Resource Grab in Ukraine

Russia’s motives for invading Ukraine vary from security fears to revisionist historical claims that a Ukrainian national identity does not exist


Civic Space GPS 5

The closure of civic space — the sphere between business, the State and family in which citizens organize, debate and act to influence public policies and the direction of the country —  continues in Brazil. The fifth edition of Civic Space GPS bulletin consolidates an unprecedented

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Ilona Szabó joins high-level advisory board to the UN Secretary-General

  Igarapé Institute co-founder and president Ilona Szabó has been named to the newly created High-Level Advisory Board of the United Nations Secretary-General. She joins 11 other publicly acclaimed figures including former heads of state, sitting government authorities and eminent scholars who will be tasked


The Greater Horn on the Edge: visualizing climate stress and insecurity

      The Igarapé Institute, together with Kenya and Switzerland, releases the artcile “The Geater Horn on the Edge: visualizing climate stress and insecurity”, a publication that draws on remote sensing and scientific literature to describe the ways the climate-security connection is shaping the


Cities and the Climate-Data Gap

With the devastating effects of climate change already bearing down on the world’s urban areas, ambitious decarbonization and adaptation promises from municipal leaders could not come soon enough


A green economy can deliver zero deforestation in the Amazon by 2030

The publication “A green economy can deliver zero deforestation in the Amazon by 2030”  details why an end to deforestation and degradation is imperative to “protect our planet” as well as how it can be achieved. A rapid acceleration of the green economy — upon


Why the bill 1.595/2019 must be rejected by Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies

Civic space is closing down in Brazil. Restrictions to fundamental rights are on the rise. So are the intimidation and criminalization of the dissenters and government critics. In this context, bill 1.592/2019, filed by federal deputy Vitor Hugo (PSL-GO) puts Brazilian democracy in jeopardy and


Mapping nuclear non-proliferation

The publication “Rethiking Multilateralism – Mapping nuclear non-proliferation” maps out networked multilateralism, including in relation to nuclear non-proliferation initiatives. The principal goal is to determine if there is utility in mapping the networks that characterize state and non-state commitments to international treaties, conventions and agreements.


Banks, business, and bypassing Bolsonaro in Brazil

After seven straight years of record-breaking global temperatures, and nearly three decades since the first United Nations consort on environment and development, concern over the gathering climate emergency has finally gone mainstream

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Civic Space GPS Bulletin 3

The third Civic Space GPS Bulletin reports an increase in abuse of power

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