Meaning “I’m for peace”, Sou da Paz are a Brazilian organisation based in Sao Paulo who were heavily involved in the passing of Brazil’s Disarmament Statute and have been working to support its implementation. Their other projects include revitalising the outdoor spaces of São Paulo and creating awards to recognise good police practice. Sou da Paz is led by Melina Risso, former member of the National Council on Public Security and Luciana Guimarães, formerly a consultant for a number of UN agencies.
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