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Security and Social Well-Being on 30 September

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I+ supports the Brazilian Metropolis, which this time will take place in Recife/PE. After passing through São Paulo and Belo Horizonte, Recife is the third capital city to receive the series Dialogues Capitalsday 30, from 8h to 13h, at the Hotel Golden Tulip Recife Palace, Boa Viagem. The initiative of the CartaCapital magazine in partnership with Instituto Envolverde will have as its theme, the Policy of Security and Social Well-Being. The primary objective of this event is to seek, present and discuss common themes, and of great relevance to the brazilian cities with the participation of government officials, renowned executives from national and international companies, entrepreneurs and opinion formers.

The aim, in addition to bringing to the fore the main problems experienced by megacities, is to seek solutions and evaluate the roles of the public and private sectors and civil society in the construction of better cities and more user-friendly from all points of view. As we live in a democratic society, the management of these cities in the next few years will determine important vectors of quality of life such as health, education, environment, employment, housing and, in the absence of some of these items are essential to physical and social degradation.

The opening of the event will be made by the mayor of Recife, Geraldo Júlio, and the National secretary of Public Security of the Ministry of Justice Regina Miki, does talk about the theme, prior to the debate on Urban Planning and Public Safety. Among the debaters are the sociologist and the creator of the Pact for Life, José Luiz Ratton, and the coordinator of the Laboratory for the Study of Violence of the Federal University of Ceara and a former director of the Police Academy, Cesar Barrier. Even among the committed, the secretary of Human Rights, Community Safety, and Citizenship in the City of Maceió, colonel Edmilson Cavalcante, in addition to the regional director of UN-Habitat, Elkin Velasquez.

Confirming the importance of this theme to the recent survey revealed that lack of security is one of the biggest fears of the brazilian population, second only to the public health. The research showed that 25% of brazilians are living in fear. And more: the rate of crimes with deaths in Brazil is 29% for each group of one hundred thousand inhabitants. Still according to the institute, with respect to the index of solutions of crime, in Brazil, from 2010 estimates show that this percentage is 8%. In the brazilian Northeast, this index was of concern to 23% of the respondents. In Pernambuco, the violence also worried, although it has decreased by 32% in ten years.

Those interested in attending the event can register free of charge by the website or by phone: 81| 3326.5229|9334.8248. Are 200 vacancies. The next cities to receive the series Dialogues Capitals are Porto Alegre and Belém.


Series Dialogues Capitals

September 30, from 8h to 13h

Location: Hotel Golden Tulip Recife Palace

(Av. Boa Viagem, 4070, Boa Viagem, Recife – PE)

Free registrations:

Information: 81 | 3326.5229 | 9334.8248



08.00 – registration and Welcome Coffee

09h00 – Welcome – Sergio Lirio, editor-in-chief of CartaCapital

09h10 – Opening with Geraldo Júlio, The mayor of the Reef

09h40 – Talk with Regina Miki

The National secretary of Public Security of the Ministry of Justice

10: 00 – Discussion: Urban Planning and Public Safety

José Luiz Ratton – Sociologist and the creator of the Pact For Life

Cesar Barrier – Coordinator of the Laboratory for the Study of Violence, Universidade Federal do Ceará

Colonel Edmilson Cavalcante – Secretary of Human Rights, Community Safety, and Citizenship of the city Hall of Maceió

Elkin Velasquez – Regional director of UN-Habitat

12: 00 Closing