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New Data Visualization Tracks Homicide Around the World

Igarapé Institute launches the Homicide Monitor, a digital application that reveals that just a small number of countries account for a disproportionately large share of the global burden of murder


Stronger Gun Laws, Less Violence

“Strong gun laws are not equivalent to taking guns away from citizens”, says newest p-ed written by Rob Muggah and Ilona Szabó and published at the The Huffington Post


Cops on Camera. Are Police Ready?

While not welcomed by everyone, new technologies such as cop cams are coming. Many of the U.S.’s largest police departments are already testing them


SA and Brazil to try smart policing

Cape Town and Rio de Janeiro have joined hands in trying out a new policing system. The famous cities are employing the use of mobile cameras to strengthen policing in various districts while improving police accountability and enhancing police relations with society. The initiative is


Capturing the Networked Society

Robert Muggah, research director at the Igarapé Institute, was selected by Ericsson as one of 60 winners in the “network society” by using technology to solve complex social problems


Smart Policing in Brazil

Vishva Samani reports on how smart policing in Brazil keeps a check on the police


ONG do Rio que atua contra a violência leva prêmio do Google

Instituto Igarapé foi a única instituição da América do Sul entre as dez vencedoras da premiação RIO — Uma organização não governamental do Rio recebeu, na segunda-feira, o prêmio Nova Era Digital do presidente-executivo do Google, Eric Schmidt. O Instituto Igarapé foi a única instituição


Rio: Brazil’s Silicon Beach

The digital economy has been a key driver of change in Rio de Janeiro, extending power to those living in the favelas Anyone doubting Rio de Janeiro’s techward shift need only look at the famous pavement mosaics that mark the promenade along Copacabana beach. The

Strategic Notes

Haiti’s Urban Crime Wave?

Random household surveys conducted on a monthly basis between August 2011 and February 2012 indicate that violent crime is increasingly common in Haiti.

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