Making sense of key developments around the world

The Riskline Informer is a series of analytical pieces interpreting and forecasting key political, security and social issues affecting global affairs.

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17 June 2020

Uprising: Justice for Adama, Racism And Police Violence in France

Continuing a series of articles examining racial discrimination, police brutality and mass protesting, we explore the resurgence of anti-racism activism across the world, including in France where police violence involving people of colour goes back decades.

15 June 2020

Responding to risk requirements of diverse business travellers

Nearly half of all countries or territories in the world have no protections in place for members of the LGBT+ communities. When travelling on business, LGBT+ employees can face many risks, from legal issues and imprisonment to discrimination and falling victim to hate crimes.

12 June 2020

Latin America as the centre of COVID-19 - what are the hot zones?

The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is still accelerating in multiple Latin American countries, including Brazil, Peru, Chile and Mexico, and the region has become a new epicentre of the pandemic with over a million cases and upwards of 71,000 fatalities.

11 June 2020

How to protest safely during a pandemic

Participating in protests during the COVID-19 pandemic can be unsafe due to the risk of spread of infection. By understanding these risks, people can now find safer ways to protest and continue supporting the causes they care about.

08 June 2020

Uprising: George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement inspire protests across the world

Continuing a series of articles examining racial discrimination, police brutality and mass protesting, we explore the global dimension of the George Floyd protests since it started in the United States.

05 June 2020

SARS vs. COVID-19: Old Lessons and New Challenges

Despite SARS having a higher fatality rate, COVID-19 has proved to be much more difficult to contain and has resulted in a greater number of fatalities and related social and economic repercussions.