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Robert Muggah

Co-Founder of the Igarapé Institute & The SecDev Group; Research Director and Program Coordinator for Citizen Security

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 Robert Muggah Biography

Robert Muggah is a specialist in cities, security, migration and new technologies. He co-founded the Igarapé Institute - a think and do tank working on data-driven safety and justice across Latin America and Africa, where he is currently the director of research. He also co-founded the SecDev Foundation and Group - organizations devoted to cyber security and the digital economy, especially in the Middle East and Eurasia, and South Asia regions. He consults with governments, the UN, World Bank and firms ranging from Google to McKinsey. He is known for designing award-winning interactive data visualizations that track the global arms trade, homicidal violence, fragile cities, and climate change. He has also developed open source body cameras for police accountability and predictive crime dashboards.

Robert is faculty or a fellow at Singularity University, the University of British Columbia, the University of Oxford, the University of San Diego, the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and the Graduate Institute Switzerland. He is the co-founder and executive editor of Stability and is on the editorial boards of several prominent journals. Dr. Muggah serves as a senior adviser to the Inter-American Development Bank, UN agencies, and the World Bank. He routinely advises national and city governments, international organizations and civil society groups on security and development. He is listed as one of the top 100 experts on violence prevention globally. Between 2012 and 2013 he was an adviser to the High Level Panel on the post-2015 development agenda and in 2016 he was nominated by the UN Secretary General to serve on an expert panel for Youth, Peace and Security.

Previously, Robert was research director at the Small Arms Survey (2000-2011), a lecturer at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and an adviser to a number of multilateral and bilateral organizations on issues of arms control, security sector reform, humanitarian issues, and post-conflict recovery and reconstruction. He has led research and evaluations in over 30 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa and the Middle East, South Asia and the South Pacific on related themes. He has overseen chapters for a range of international publications, including UN Human Development Reports, the World Bank´s Development Report, the World Economic Forum´s Global Risk reports and others.

Robert has published seven books and hundreds of policy and peer-reviewed articles. His latest volumes include Open Empowerment, Stability Operations, Security and Development and co-editor of the Global Burden of Armed Violence. He is also the author of Security and Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Dealing with Fighters in the Aftermath of War, Relocation Failures in Sri Lanka: A Short History of Internal Displacement, and No Refuge: The Crisis of Refugee Militarization in Africa and several editions of the Small Arms Survey since 2001.

Robert´s research is featured regularly in the international media, including the Atlantic, BBC, Bloomberg, CNN, FastCompany, Financial Times, Guardian, Economist, El Pais, Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, o Globo, LA Times, New York Times, Newsweek, USA Today, and Wired. He is regular speaker at Global Smart City Expo, Chicago Council, World Economic Forum (Davos), and TED in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Robert is also a member of several international networks, including the World Economic Forum´s Council on Cities and Urbanization (fellow), Global Parliament of Mayors (co-chair), Know Violence in Childhood (co-chair), the Transnational Organized Crime Initiative (fellow), the RESOLVE network (board of directors) and others. Robert received his PhD from the University of Oxford, his MPhil from the University of Sussex.

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Books
Open Empowerment: From Digital Protest to Cyber War

Open Empowerment: From Digital Protest to Cyber War

Security and Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Dealing with Fighters in the Aftermath of War (Routledge Global Security Studies)

Security and Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Dealing with Fighters in the Aftermath of War (Routledge Global Security Studies)

No Refuge: The Crisis of Refugee Militarization in Africa by Robert Muggah (2006-07-01)

No Refuge: The Crisis of Refugee Militarization in Africa by Robert Muggah (2006-07-01)

Speaking Topics
  • The Future of the Global Liberal Order

    Robert Muggah and Taylor Owen, University of British Columbia (UBC), are leading the Phil Lind Initiative in US Studies series on the future of the liberal order. The series features Ed Luce, Steven Pinker, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Frank Fukuyama, Susan Rice, and Misha Glenny. The initiative strives to help shape a debate on these issues here in North America and later, in Europe and Latin America through a variety of media outlets.

  • Nuclear & Climate Threats

    Robert Muggah consults with governments, the UN, World Bank and firms ranging from Google to McKinsey. He is known for designing award-winning interactive data visualizations that track the global arms trade, homicidal violence, fragile cities, nuclear threats, and climate change.

News
  • Opinion Piece: "So, the liberal order is in free fall? Not so fast."

    Robert Muggah is the co-founder of Igarapé Institute and SecDev Group. Taylor Owen is an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia.

  • The Phil Lind Initiative Series on "The Unraveling of the Liberal Order"

    Digital connectivity and new technologies are accelerating political, economic and social transformation and literally changing the rules of the game, pulling at the seams of global stability. Will the liberal order hold, or is its disassembling inevitable? What kinds of global order(s) does the future hold? The Phil Lind Initiative’s Spring 2018 series will explore these and other questions,...

  • Brazil's Killing Fields | Robert Muggah

    Brazil is the world's murder capital. More than 1.3 million homicides have occurred there since 1980. And the problem appears to be getting worse. The rate of ...

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Robert Muggah

Co-Founder of the Igarapé Institute & The SecDev Group; Research Director and Program Coordinator for Citizen Security

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Robert Muggah Biography

Robert Muggah is a specialist in cities, security, migration and new technologies. He co-founded the Igarapé Institute - a think and do tank working on data-driven safety and justice across Latin America and Africa, where he is currently the director of research. He also co-founded the SecDev Foundation and Group - organizations devoted to cyber security and the digital economy, especially in the Middle East and Eurasia, and South Asia regions. He consults with governments, the UN, World Bank and firms ranging from Google to McKinsey. He is known for designing award-winning interactive data visualizations that track the global arms trade, homicidal violence, fragile cities, and climate change. He has also developed open source body cameras for police accountability and predictive crime dashboards.

Robert is faculty or a fellow at Singularity University, the University of British Columbia, the University of Oxford, the University of San Diego, the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and the Graduate Institute Switzerland. He is the co-founder and executive editor of Stability and is on the editorial boards of several prominent journals. Dr. Muggah serves as a senior adviser to the Inter-American Development Bank, UN agencies, and the World Bank. He routinely advises national and city governments, international organizations and civil society groups on security and development. He is listed as one of the top 100 experts on violence prevention globally. Between 2012 and 2013 he was an adviser to the High Level Panel on the post-2015 development agenda and in 2016 he was nominated by the UN Secretary General to serve on an expert panel for Youth, Peace and Security.

Previously, Robert was research director at the Small Arms Survey (2000-2011), a lecturer at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and an adviser to a number of multilateral and bilateral organizations on issues of arms control, security sector reform, humanitarian issues, and post-conflict recovery and reconstruction. He has led research and evaluations in over 30 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa and the Middle East, South Asia and the South Pacific on related themes. He has overseen chapters for a range of international publications, including UN Human Development Reports, the World Bank´s Development Report, the World Economic Forum´s Global Risk reports and others.

Robert has published seven books and hundreds of policy and peer-reviewed articles. His latest volumes include Open Empowerment, Stability Operations, Security and Development and co-editor of the Global Burden of Armed Violence. He is also the author of Security and Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Dealing with Fighters in the Aftermath of War, Relocation Failures in Sri Lanka: A Short History of Internal Displacement, and No Refuge: The Crisis of Refugee Militarization in Africa and several editions of the Small Arms Survey since 2001.

Robert´s research is featured regularly in the international media, including the Atlantic, BBC, Bloomberg, CNN, FastCompany, Financial Times, Guardian, Economist, El Pais, Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, o Globo, LA Times, New York Times, Newsweek, USA Today, and Wired. He is regular speaker at Global Smart City Expo, Chicago Council, World Economic Forum (Davos), and TED in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Robert is also a member of several international networks, including the World Economic Forum´s Council on Cities and Urbanization (fellow), Global Parliament of Mayors (co-chair), Know Violence in Childhood (co-chair), the Transnational Organized Crime Initiative (fellow), the RESOLVE network (board of directors) and others. Robert received his PhD from the University of Oxford, his MPhil from the University of Sussex.

Robert Muggah Videos

  • Robert Muggah | International Dialogue on Citizen Safety
  • Igarapé Institute co-founder Robert Muggah on the Future of Peacebuilding
  • Robert Muggah | Public Security

Robert Muggah Books

Robert Muggah Speaking Topics

  • The Future of the Global Liberal Order

    Robert Muggah and Taylor Owen, University of British Columbia (UBC), are leading the Phil Lind Initiative in US Studies series on the future of the liberal order. The series features Ed Luce, Steven Pinker, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Frank Fukuyama, Susan Rice, and Misha Glenny. The initiative strives to help shape a debate on these issues here in North America and later, in Europe and Latin America through a variety of media outlets.

  • Nuclear & Climate Threats

    Robert Muggah consults with governments, the UN, World Bank and firms ranging from Google to McKinsey. He is known for designing award-winning interactive data visualizations that track the global arms trade, homicidal violence, fragile cities, nuclear threats, and climate change.

FAQs on booking Robert Muggah

  • How to book Robert Muggah?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Robert Muggah for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Robert Muggah, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Robert Muggah or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Robert Muggah?

    Booking fees for Robert Muggah, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Robert Muggah, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Robert Muggah?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Robert Muggah for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Robert Muggah for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Robert Muggah or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Robert Muggah or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Robert Muggah is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Robert Muggah for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Robert Muggah generally travels from Brazil and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Van Jones, Brian Krebs, Sarah O. Ladislaw, Sylvia Earle and Kevin Poulsen. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Robert Muggah for an upcoming event.

Robert Muggah Speaker Videos

  • Robert Muggah | International Dialogue on Citizen Safety
    Igarapé Institute co-founder Robert Muggah on the Future of Peacebuilding
  • Robert Muggah | Public Security
    Robert Muggah | Understanding Security from the Bottom-Up in Haiti
  • Robert Muggah | How to protect fast-growing cities from failing

Robert Muggah Speaking Topics

  • The Future of the Global Liberal Order

    Robert Muggah and Taylor Owen, University of British Columbia (UBC), are leading the Phil Lind Initiative in US Studies series on the future of the liberal order. The series features Ed Luce, Steven Pinker, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Frank Fukuyama, Susan Rice, and Misha Glenny. The initiative strives to help shape a debate on these issues here in North America and later, in Europe and Latin America through a variety of media outlets.

  • Nuclear & Climate Threats

    Robert Muggah consults with governments, the UN, World Bank and firms ranging from Google to McKinsey. He is known for designing award-winning interactive data visualizations that track the global arms trade, homicidal violence, fragile cities, nuclear threats, and climate change.

Robert Muggah News

  • Opinion Piece: "So, the liberal order is in free fall? Not so fast."

    Robert Muggah is the co-founder of Igarapé Institute and SecDev Group. Taylor Owen is an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia.

  • The Phil Lind Initiative Series on "The Unraveling of the Liberal Order"

    Digital connectivity and new technologies are accelerating political, economic and social transformation and literally changing the rules of the game, pulling at the seams of global stability. Will the liberal order hold, or is its disassembling inevitable? What kinds of global order(s) does the future hold? The Phil Lind Initiative’s Spring 2018 series will explore these and other questions,...

  • Brazil's Killing Fields | Robert Muggah

    Brazil is the world's murder capital. More than 1.3 million homicides have occurred there since 1980. And the problem appears to be getting worse. The rate of ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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