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Giovanna Kuele is a nonresident research fellow at Igarapé Institute, a think tank in Rio de Janeiro that deals with international security and development issues. She is also an adviser for the Together First coalition, a network of global goups promoting good governance during the UN's 75th anniversary in 2020.

  •  July 22, 2020 
As consensus was finally achieved on July 7, a final draft of the UN-75 political declaration has been approved and is expected to be adopted by world leaders on Sept. 21 at United Nations headquarters through virtual means. Given the political climate, the declaration is concise, clear, forward-looking and inspiring. But it is not …
  •  October 10, 2017 
In 2007, for the first time in history, United Nations forces operated an unmanned aerial vehicle — a small prototype for a short period by the UN mission in Haiti. In 2013, the UN officially launched drones (formally known as unmanned aerial systems, or UAS) for surveillance in a peacekeeping mission. Despite the controversies …

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