The publications available below were produced in coordination with the expert panelists from our 2012-2014 series of events on citizen security funded by the Tinker Foundation. The papers are listed below in chronological order, and are available for download at the bottom of this page.

(Please note that papers may be presented in English, Spanish, or Portuguese, as indicated by the title, and no tranlsations are currently available)

 
Katharine Andrade Eekhoff
Are there Alternatives for Youth Trapped in Violent Environments? Reflections from El Salvador
from the September 18, 2014 event: "Is there Hope for Central American Youth?"
 
Miquel Cortes
¿Hay Alternativas para los Jóvenes Atrapados en Ambientes de Violencia? Un Aporte Desde la Experiencia de Fe y Alegría en Guatemala
from the September 18, 2014 event: "Is there Hope for Central American Youth?"
 
Anthony Fontes
Beyond the Maras: Violence and Survival in Urban Central America
from the September 18, 2014 event: "Is there Hope for Central American Youth?"
 
Eduarda de La Rocque and Petras Shelton-Zumpano
The Sustainable Development Strategy of the Municipal Government of Rio de Janeiro
from the March 28, 2014 event: "Citizen Securty in Brazil: Progress and Challenges”
 
Mauricio Moura
UPP’s (Pacifying Police Units): Game Changer?
from the March 28, 2014 event: "Citizen Securty in Brazil: Progress and Challenges”
 
Robson Rodrigues da Silva
Pacificação em tempos de Copa do Mundo
from the March 28, 2014 event: "Citizen Securty in Brazil: Progress and Challenges”
 
Graham Denyer Willis
Feuds and Relative Peace–(Dis)Agreement and Violence in São Paulo
from the October 30, 2014 event: "What Happens When Governments Negotiate with Organized Crime? Cases Studies from the Americas"
 
Max Yuri Gil Ramírez
Medellín 1993-2013: Una ciudad que no logra encontrar el camino para salir definitivamente del laberinto
from the October 30, 2014 event: "What Happens When Governments Negotiate with Organized Crime? Cases Studies from the Americas"
 
Edward R. Maguire
Research, Theory, and Speculation on Gang Truces
from the October 30, 2014 event: "What Happens When Governments Negotiate with Organized Crime? Cases Studies from the Americas"
 
Óscar Martínez
El naufragio de una tregua
from the October 30, 2014 event: "What Happens When Governments Negotiate with Organized Crime? Cases Studies from the Americas"
 
Marcelo Fabián Sain
La regulación policial del narcotráfico en la Provincia de Buenos Aires
from the October 30, 2014 event: "What Happens When Governments Negotiate with Organized Crime? Cases Studies from the Americas"
 
Marcela Smutt
Una mirada a El Salvador
from the October 30, 2014 event: "What Happens When Governments Negotiate with Organized Crime? Cases Studies from the Americas"
 
Randall Brenes
Costa Rica: El reto de retomar la vía de la convivencia pacífica
from the June 26, 2013 event: "The Other Side of the Story: Explaining Low Rates of Crime and Violence in Chile, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Uruguay"
 
Gustavo Leal
La Convivencia Social en el Uruguay: Crisis, crecimiento económico, delito, y miedo
from the June 26, 2013 event: "The Other Side of the Story: Explaining Low Rates of Crime and Violence in Chile, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Uruguay"
 
Javier Melendez
Tres propuestas para entender la seguridad ciudadana en Nicaragua
from the June 26, 2013 event: "The Other Side of the Story: Explaining Low Rates of Crime and Violence in Chile, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Uruguay"
 
Claudia Pineda
Nicaragua: Porqué nuestra situación de violencia debería ser más similar a la del norte que a la del sur de Centroamérica
from the June 26, 2013 event: "The Other Side of the Story: Explaining Low Rates of Crime and Violence in Chile, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Uruguay"
 
Patricio Tudela P.
¿Por qué Chile tiene problemas de delincuencia mucho menores que los demás países latinoamericanos? Aprendizajes sobre la gestión de la seguridad en Chile para facilitar la gestión de conocimiento en la región
from the June 26, 2013 event: "The Other Side of the Story: Explaining Low Rates of Crime and Violence in Chile, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Uruguay"
 
Liza Zúñiga Collado
¿Por qué los problemas de delincuencia en Chile parecen menores que los de otros países latinoamericanos? 5 factores a considerar
from the June 26, 2013 event: "The Other Side of the Story: Explaining Low Rates of Crime and Violence in Chile, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Uruguay"
 
Ariel Fernando Ávila Martínez
Políticas Públicas en Seguridad Urbana y Convivencia en Bogotá.
from the November 29, 2012 event: "Successful Citizen Security Initiatives in Bogotá, Medellín, and Cali, Colombia:  Are They Sustainable and Replicable?"
 
Jorge Giraldo Ramírez
Seguridad en Medellín: el éxito, sus explicaciones, limitaciones y fragilidades
from the November 29, 2012 event: "Successful Citizen Security Initiatives in Bogotá, Medellín, and Cali, Colombia:  Are They Sustainable and Replicable?"