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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29 June 2020

Earthquake evacuation during COVID-19

This is an account by one of our analysts who recently experienced an earthquake evacuation in Mexico City in the midst of the pandemic. She raises some interesting concerns, particularly on the challenge of implementing social distancing during a natural disaster.

25 June 2020

Tensions between China and India in the aftermath of the Galwan Valley clashes

Border tensions between China and India which peaked due to the Galwan Valley clashes are unlikely to result in a conflict in the near-term; however, both sides will not scale back military activities along their shared borders.

23 June 2020

Uprising: Police Brutality in India

Continuing a series of articles examining racial discrimination, police brutality and mass protesting across the world, we explore the long-standing issue of police violence targeting minority communities and protesters in India.

18 June 2020

Travelling while LGBT: how to have fun while staying safe

More countries are cautiously allowing travel to resume right in time for Pride Month. While there is much work to be done until LGBT communities feel welcome in every part of the world, LGBT travellers can still stay safe and have fun by taking additional precautions before and during travel.

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.