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Rita Santos

Rita Santos is a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies and a PhD candidate in international politics and conflict resolution (University of Coimbra). She was a research fellow at the Centre for Studies on Security and Citizenship (Candido Mendes University).

Research areas:  Emerging powers

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Brazil’s rising profile in United Nations peacekeeping operations since the end of the cold war
UN Brazil by Ben Tavener with cc license from Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/bentavener/7290085534/ Rita Santos , Teresa Almeida Cravo 31 March 2014
Aspiring to become a world power, Brazil has assumed a role in peace and security that is more consistent with enhanced international responsibility. Yet, as this report highlights, this transformation has been characterised by dilemmas that are a product of the country’s simultaneous legitimation and contestation of the international... more  

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