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Adriana Erthal Abdenur and Maiara Folly

Adriana Erthal Abdenur and Maiara Folly

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." Maiara Folly is a researcher at Instituto Igarapé.

This op-ed forms part of the authors' collaboration with Together First: a growing movement of global citizens committed to making the best ideas for global governance a reality. You can find out more about the campaign at https://together1st.org/

Adriana Erthal Abdenur and Maiara Folly

Adriana Erthal Abdenur and Maiara Folly

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." Maiara Folly is a researcher at Instituto Igarapé.

This op-ed forms part of the authors' collaboration with Together First: a growing movement of global citizens committed to making the best ideas for global governance a reality. You can find out more about the campaign at https://together1st.org/

June 5, 2018 
RIO DE JANEIRO — Only weeks from the start of the 2018 World Cup, soccer teams of refugees from Mali, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Syria, Angola, Burkina Faso and Gambia who had migrated to Brazil became the protagonists in a recent soccer competition: the Multicultural Cup, organized by Instituto Adus, a nongovernmental …

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