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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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12 May 2020

COVID-19 Travel Report: Navigating travel in a post-pandemic world

It's unlikely travel will return in the same form as we knew it before COVID-19. With this report, we highlight some of these changes that have already been implemented and those that are planned. We hope it's useful as employers and employees consider venturing out on the road again.

11 May 2020

Sticking to the basics: Vietnam's low-cost approach to tackling COVID-19

Vietnam has emerged as one of a handful of countries worldwide that have successfully managed to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. While the country lacks the capacity to conduct large-scale aggressive testing like South Korea or major epidemiological surveillance like Singapore, its practical low-cost approach has proven to be just as effective in preventing the spread of the virus.

07 May 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Report: cautious positivity underway for parts of Western Europe

We publish a free report on the latest updates and risk assessments related to the COVID-19 global pandemic each Thursday. This past week we've re-assessed the COVID-19 risk levels of 12 countries and take a look at the relaxation of restrictions in parts of Asia-Pacific, but also a surge in cases in Brazil, Russia and Turkey.

06 May 2020

Webinar: Tour of the Riskline Travel Risk Intelligence Portal

Never has there been a greater need for immediate access to 24/7 travel risk intelligence than in the midst of a pandemic. On 14 May, we will be holding three separate live tours of the Riskline Portal to show you how travel risk intelligence is not just an essential part of a travel risk management programme, but its backbone to ensuring you meet your duty of care obligation.

05 May 2020

Political stability in Bolivia and the Dominican Republic in the aftermath of postponed elections amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Upcoming polls in both Bolivia and the Dominican Republic have been postponed amid increasing tensions and uncertainty exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

04 May 2020

Lockdown in the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is expected to have one of the highest death tolls due to the COVID-19 outbreak, partly due to the government's slow response, and the nationwide lockdown has highlighted the growing strain on the NHS, the increasing levels of poverty in the country and the enhanced sense of community among the British people.