M.A. on Peace and Conflict Studies, Uppsala University Alumnus 
Associate researcher, Brazilian Association of Defence Studies (A.B.E.D.)


Areas of Expertise
Civil Wars and Intrastate Conflict, Diplomacy, Disarmament, Fragile States, Global Governance, Humanitarian Affairs, Organized Crime, Peacekeeping, United Nations

Region of Focus
Central and South Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, The Middle East

Raphael Gonçalves Marretto has received a B.A. on International Relations at the Universidade Estácio de Sá – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and a M.A. on Peace and Conflict Studies at the Uppsala Universitet – Uppsala, Sweden. Mr. Marretto holds Certificates on: ‘Foreign Policy Analysis’ at the London School of Economics (L.S.E.), London, U.K; ‘Training on Multi-Track Diplomacy for Peace Building’ at the Center for International Development and Conflict Management (C.I.D.C.M.), at the University of Maryland, M.D., U.S.A; ‘Training on Conflict Management’ at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR), at the George Mason University, Fairfax, V.A., U.S.A

Recent Publications

Marretto, Raphael (2011), in “Expanding the Civilian Role in Peace Operations: Assessing Progress and Addressing Gaps” – Rapporteur on the Experts Workshop project: South America – The Swedish International Peace Research Institute (S.I.P.R.I.) & The Instituto Igarapé – P.U.C. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;

Marretto, Raphael (2006), in “G.P.P.A.C. Case Study Research: Strengthening the Network in Latin America and the Caribbean region”, in Verkoren, Willemijn in ed., “Networking for Peace: Opportunities for the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflicts – Issue Paper 3” – the European Centre for Conflict Prevention (E.C.C.P.), Den Haag, the Netherlands;

Marretto, Raphael (2006), in “O Brasil no século XXI: Perspectivas e Mecanismos de Resolução de Conflitos Armados”, in Brigagão, Clóvis & Mello, Valerie in ed., “Diplomacia Cidadã – Panorama Brasileiro de Prevenção de Conflitos Internacionais” – Editora Gramma & The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (K.A.S.) – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Recent ACUNS Activity
The Academic Council on the United Nations System (A.C.U.N.S.) – 2018 Annual Meeting / Marretto, Raphael (2018), in “The Refugees’ Migration International Security Dilemma”, in the 39th Workshop session “Securitization and Criminalization of Migration / Refugees” & Chair to the 47th Workshop session “Displacement and Migration Challenges: The Americas”, 12th – 14th July 2018, L.U.I.S.S. Guido Carli University, Rome, Italy;

The Academic Council on the United Nations System (A.C.U.N.S.) – 2016 Annual Meeting / Marretto, Raphael (2016), in “The IR debate on the inclusion of non-State armed groups and the revised architecture of the international System of States”, in the 18th Workshop session “Contemporary Peacekeeping Challenges: Can the UN Adapt and Keep Up?”, 16th – 18th June 2016, Fordham University, New York, N.Y., U.S.A;

The Academic Council on the United Nations System (A.C.U.N.S. – A.S.I.L.) & the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (N.U.P.I.) Summer Workshop “The Evolution of UN Peace Operations: Contemporary Challenges and Requirements” / Marretto, Raphael (2015), in “The debate on international security over identity and power in relation to crises of State legitimacy and sovereignty – non-State armed groups and the international system of States” – The 2015 A.C.U.N.S. / A.S.I.L. Workshop co-hosted and held at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (N.U.P.I.), 26th October – 1st November, 2015 – Oslo, Norway.

Updated August, 2018