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The linkage between urban security, sustainability and development

28 September 2018

Within the last decades, Latin America has faced multiple challenges to enhance a climate of security in urban areas. The citizen security programmes implemented in Medellin (Colombia) and the initiative of the Pacifying Police Units in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) are a commitment to the implementation of two practical tools to promote development and sustainability in cities: coordination of public policy and connection between security agendas. Read more

Antônio Sampaio is Research Associate for Security and Development at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), United Kingdom.

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