Category: Other Publications

Other Publications

The predictions of Ilona Szabó to the World Economic Forum

  Co-founder and president of Igarapé Instituto, Ilona Szabó is one of global experts invited by the World Economic Forum to share key challenges presented today to decision-makers and leaders. In a Transformation Map, users are able to navigate through her answers and connect challenges

Other Publications

Gun Trafficking and Violence

Katherine Aguirre, Igarape’s researcher, contributed to the book with a chapter on the flow of illegal weapons in Central America

Other Publications

Arming the Americas

Robert Muggah and Katherine Aguirre contributed with a chapter for The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Latin America.

Other Publications

Future Trends in Homicide – Extrapolations from 2019 to 2030

Most countries have actually experienced sustained declines in homicidal violence across several decades. Notwithstanding the disruptive effects of COVID-19 and associated economic stresses in 2020, these trends are expected to continue in several parts of the world.

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

Strategic Notes on Third Generation Gangs

Strategic Notes on Third Generation Gangs builds upon the third generation street gang (3Gen Gang) theory first articulated in a series of papers by John P. Sullivan in 1997

Digital Security Publications

Designing Digital Safety into the Smart City

This article explores two basic questions: (1) What are the cyberthreats facing cities and their residents; and (2) How can cities and city networks work to improve their digital safety? These may be among the most significant – if under-appreciated – questions facing cities in the 21st century.

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.

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Security Sector Reform and Citizen Security

While widely considered a core pillar of the peace and security architecture, Security Sector Reform (SSR) is coming under fire. SSR theory and practice are criticized for being overly focused on traditional conflict and post-conflict settings and for being unable to adjust to unconventional settings marked by chronic crime and terrorism.

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

No War, No Peace: Healing the World’s Violent Societies

As Rachel Kleinfeld and Robert Muggah note, levels of state-to-state conflict in the world are now at historic lows. The world’s big powers confront one another by other means, whether that be proxy war in third countries, punitive trade tariffs, or digital subversion.

Other Publications

Crime prediction for more agile policing in cities – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The development of the Case study: Crime prediction for more agile policing in cities has been researched and written by Katherine Aguirre (Igarape Institute), Emile Badran (Igarape Institute) and Robert Muggah (Igarape Institute) and has been edited and revised by Okan Geray (Smart Dubai Office).

Other Publications

Building the Bridge

The impact of armed violence is significant in both conflict and nonconflict settings, ranging from direct effects such as deaths, injuries, or psychological harm, to long-term effects such as mass displacement and restricted access to health, education and livelihood, which impede investment and economic growth.

Other Publications

Los Delitos Ambientales en la Cuenca del Amazonas: el rol del crimen organizado en la minería

Coordinator of Igarapé’s international security division, Adriana Erthal Abdenur and researchers Lycia Brasil, Ana Paula Pellegrino, and Carol Viviana Porto launched the publication, Los delitos ambientales en la Cuenca del Amazonas: el rol del crimen organizado en la minería, in which they discuss the connections between environmental crimes and criminal organizations, especially regarding illegal mining.

Other Publications

Tupi or not Tupi: Cannibalism and the Study of International Relations

The book  Researching South-South Development Cooperation: The Politics of Knowledge Production, edited by Emma Mawdsley, Elsje Fourie and Wiebe Nauta, contains a chapter by Igarapé’s International Peace and Security Coordinator, Adriana Erthal Abdenur.

Other Publications

Unfulfilled Promises Latin America Today

This volume is the culmination of a special Inter-American Dialogue project. Unlike other Dialogue publications, its essays attempt to stand back
and take a broad view of Latin America.

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