Robert Muggah is the Research Director at the Igarapé Institute, a Brazilian think tank focusing on security and development and a Principal of the SecDev group, an operational consultancy. He has written extensively on the issue of armed violence including research on state-building, urban violence and the risks and responses to displacement. He is the co-editor of the Global Burden of Armed Violence. Muggah has previously worked as research director at the Small Arms Survey in Geneva and as a lecturer at the Graduate Institute.
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