• Adriana Erthal Abdenur

    About Adriana Erthal Abdenur

    Adriana Erthal Abdenur is an international relations researcher based at Instituto Igarapé, a think tank in Rio de Janeiro that deals with international security and development issues. Abdenur has published articles on several UN-related issues and co-edited, with Thomas G. Weiss, "Emerging Powers and the United Nations."

    Women Break the Ice for Peace in Guinea-Bissau

    by  • October 3, 2017 • Women • 

    Since attaining independence from Portugal, in 1973, Guinea-Bissau has had almost a dozen presidents, none of whom has managed to finish his mandate. Recurring coups, assassinations and political turmoil at the elite level have contributed to a landscape of instability and underdevelopment and vulnerability to organized crime, especially the illegal drug trade. However, unlike...

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