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The new sustainable development goals advocate for peace and justice. Is Brazil listening?

While Brazil made some important strides in sustainable development over the past two decades, it also risks moving backward in the years ahead.</b> …

Brazil

The Trouble in Naming Latin America’s Most Violent City

Another year, another ranking of the world’s most murderous cities. The latest study released by the Mexican think tank Seguridad, Justicia y Paz …

11 стран наблюдали за диалогом о Байнете. Итоги Форума IGF в цифрах и фактах

<b>Вопреки ожиданиям скептиков белорусский Форум по управлению интернетом стал по-настоящему масштабной открытой площадкой, где возможность выступить и</b> …

DR Analityca публикует Индексы киберготовности (CRI) 2.0

На данный момент Индекс киберготовности (CRI) 2.0 опубликован для семи ведущих западных стран: США, Великобритании, Франции, Италии, Германии, Японии …

Серверокорейская угроза

В хакерской атаке WannaCry обвиняют КНДР и программистов из американских спецслужб<p>Вчера появилась основная версия того, кто мог организовать …

Вирус собрал выкуп

Новая вспышка заражений компьютеров ожидается сегодня<p>Массовое заражение компьютеров на ОС Windows вирусом, вымогающим деньги, к концу выходных …

революция» в Молдове: оценка восемь лет спустя

<b>В апреле 2009 года в Республике Молдова прошли масштабные протестные акции против результатов парламентских выборов, которые в конечном итоге привели</b> …

Why a 'Great Wall' Won't Stop the Cross-Border Gun Trade

<i>This article is adapted from</i> AQ's <i>special issue on</i> <i>the U.S.-Mexico relationship.</i> <i>To receive</i> AQ <i>at home,</i> <i>subscribe here.</i><p>That Mexico’s drug cartels get …

Gun Control

A Psycho-Emotional Human Security Analytical Framework: Origin and Epidemiology of Violent Extremism and Radicalization of Refugees

By: Patrick J. Christian, Aleksandra Nesic, David Sniffen, Tasneem Aljehani, Khaled Al Sumairi, Narayan B. Khadka, Basimah Hallawy and Binamin …

War

The Trouble With Brazil's Expanding Arms Trade

With weapons appearing in Yemen and transferring to repressive regimes, Brazil's arms policies are outdated and out of step with it's peaceful aims.

Brazil

WOMEN, VIOLENT EXTREMISM AND THE INTERNET: EMPOWERING PREVENTION; DEALING WITH RISK

Extremism

Five things you should do to stay safe online

Digital security is important for everyone, but particularly for those who are connected to people in conflict zones or repressive countries. In …

Cybersecurity

Venezuela's raging homicide epidemic is going unrecorded

Venezuela’s violent crime epidemic appears to be escalating into a full-blown humanitarian crisis. The precise dimensions are hard to know, however, because along with the collapse of the economy and widespread hunger has come a near blackout of reliable government crime statistics.<p>The Venezuelan …

Opinion: Brazil has a murder and gun problem. Here's why both could get worse.

Brazil has a murder problem. It also has a gun problem. Both could get worse if some Brazilian lawmakers have their way.<p>One out of 10 homicide victims around the world each year is a Brazilian. Most of the roughly 60,000 Brazilian citizens violently killed each year die from gunshot wounds. And the …

The Consequences of Egypt’s Potential Military Engagement in Syria

<i>As ties between Cairo and Damascus strengthen, Syrian journalist Abdulrahman al-Masri explores the factors behind possible military cooperation between Egypt and Syria and the consequences this would have both locally and regionally.</i><p>OTTAWA, CANADA – The Syrian regime-friendly newspaper As-Safir …

Syria

The Fifth Corps and the state of the Syrian army

OTTAWA, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- On Nov. 22, the General Command of the Syrian Army announced the formation of its first official volunteer-based military …

Syria

Her Career: Alicia Wanless-Berk – Digital Propaganda Expert @ La Generalista

Alicia Wanless-Berk is the brain behind La Generalista, an online publication that investigates influence and propaganda in a digital age. She …

Digital Age

Syria Media Roundup (March 15)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views …

Syria

‘Await your annihilation’

YOU’RE on your computer, messaging friends through Facebook or Twitter.<p>Then it flashes up your screen. “AWAIT YOUR ANNIHILATION”.<p>This isn’t a scene …

Security

Syria's Electronic Armies

Over the last four years as the Syrian uprising has grown into a full-blown civil war, a sinister parallel conflict has been fought out in cyberspace, with combatants wielding bytes and software rather than guns as they have battled for supremacy on Syria's internet frontline.<p>But the consequences …

Syria
Syria

Syrian regime Internet network repairs 'guise for more surveillance'

Announcements that repairs have begun on an offshore fibre-optic cable have lead to claims that rehabilitation efforts are in fact an excuse to …

Opinion: The smartest cities are resilient ones

US development policy<p>#HRLeads<p>Australian aid<p>For Devex Executive Members<p>Global Views<p><b>Smart cities</b><p>Opinion: The smartest cities are resilient ones<p>Smart …

Cities

Urban Fragility with Pan Jiahua and Robert Muggah

What happens when we can predict crimes before they happen?

RIO DE JANEIRO - What if you could predict where a crime will take place before it occurred, even determining the time of the incident and the …

Rio De Janeiro

New eyeWitness to Atrocities app could help verify smartphone images

A new smartphone app aims to overcome concerns about the authenticity of videos of atrocities taken in conflict areas, making the imagery more likely usable in war crimes prosecutions.<p>Launched Monday by the International Bar Association, the hope is that the eyeWitness to Atrocities app will allow …

October 20, 2016 full episode transcript

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Elections

National | An eye for atrocity? There's an app for that

An eye for atrocity? There's an app for that<p>June 9 2015 9 June 2015<p>A million-dollar initiative from the International Bar Association will help make …

Apps