Public Security and Democracy in Brazil: Challenges and Opportunities

Event Description

A Brazil LAB event with Ilona Szabó and Deborah Yashar.

Ilona Szabó is a Brazilian civic entrepreneur, co-founder and executive-director of the Igarapé Institute (a leading think-and-do-tank on security, justice and development issues in the Global South), and co-founder of the independent political movement Agora. An expert on Peace and Conflict Studies and International Development, Szabó was nominated a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum (2015). She is the author of the books Drugs: The Untold Stories (Drogas: As histórias que não te contaram, 2017) and Public Safety to Change the Game (Segurança Pública para Virar o Jogo, 2018).

  • Brazil LAB
  • Program in Latin American Studies
  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese