Category: Strategic Notes


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


Prison populism in Latin America

The objective of this study is to offer a data-driven review of the growth, trends, and the principle reasons behind the rapid expansion of the prison population in the region during the past two decades.

Digital Security Publications

A Strategy for Cybersecurity Governance in Brazil

This study explores the institutionalization of the cybersecurity agenda in Brazil and seeks to identify opportunities for multi-stakeholder cooperation.

Strategic Notes

A Path Forged Over Time

This Strategic Note seeks to identify key thematic elements in Brazil’s long history of peacekeeping missions, from the first such effort in 1947 through present-day operations around the world.

Strategic Notes

Implementing UNSC Resolution 1325 in Brazil

This Strategic Note reviews Brazil’s implementation efforts of Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325, particularly in relation to UN peacekeeping operations.

Strategic Notes

A Reforma do Conselho de Segurança da ONU

[In Portuguese] 2015 marks United Nations 70th birthday. With this, the existing debates about the adequacy of UN system to 21st century reality and needs gain strength.

Strategic Notes

The Criminal Diaspora

[In Portuguese] Comprehend the dinamic of the transnacional organized crime and the way challenges in regional tendencies impact national and local situations.

Strategic Notes

Brazil’s Experience in Unstable Settings

Brazil has accumulated experience in deploying civilian professionals to multilateral missions. These contributions, however, fall short of what the UN requires.

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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