Control Risks is an independent, global risk consultancy specialising in helping organisations manage political, integrity and security risks in complex and hostile environments. We support clients by providing strategic consultancy, expert analysis and in-depth investigations, handling sensitive political issues and providing practical on-the-ground protection and support.

Our unique combination of services, geographical reach and the trust our clients place in us ensure we can help them to effectively solve their problems and realise new opportunities across the world.

  • Burkina Faso: Urban protests likely to continue in short term despite dissolution of government
  • Niger: Attacks on security forces in Tillaberi region underscore HIGH terrorism risk in border areas with Mali
  • Ukraine: Protracted post-election negotiations to result in reformist coalition
  • Bahrain: Opposition boycott, ban on Shia group to strengthen pro-government leanings of parliament, sustain political tensions
  • Israel: Shootings, controversy over closure of holy site confirm rising tensions in Jerusalem
  • Kosovo: Continued lack of functioning parliament to threaten budget approval, block state institutions’ work
  • Myanmar: NGO criticism of land use policy highlights reputational, security risks of acquiring land
  • Mexico: Deadline for vetting of local police officers unlikely to be met, underlines institutional deficiencies
  • Burkina Faso: Military overthrow of government likely following popular uprising in main cities
  • Nigeria: Decline in oil price ahead of 2015 elections to increase non-payment, currency risks
  • United States: Increased security at federal government buildings reflects elevated terrorism threat; overall terrorism threat remains low
  • Mozambique: Planned integration of Renamo fighters into security forces highlights continued push to implement peace deal

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