• Gustavo Macedo

    About Gustavo Macedo

    Gustavo Macedo is a researcher at Columbia University's Global Policy Initiative project, "Atrocity Prevention & Responsibility to Protect," and a visiting scholar at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia. He is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at the University of São Paulo and has an M.A. from the same institution and a B.A. in social sciences from the State University of Campinas.

    The UN’s Emphasis on Prevention Could Use Lessons From the Case of Guinea

    by  • June 18, 2018 • Africa, Gender-Based Violence, Responsibility to Protect, Secretary-General, Security Council, WORLDVIEWS • 

    Historically neglected, gender-based violence is now becoming broadly recognized as a legitimate and urgent agenda item among the United Nations member nations, notably in the UN’s most powerful forum, the Security Council. But the future of the agenda is uncertain, as priorities remain unclear and inadequate methods for preventing sexual violence against women keep...

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