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.

  • Turkey: Government conflicts, election politics to slow down peace process
  • Slovakia: Continued interference in strategic sectors likely as state takes control of hydropower plant
  • Israel: Right-wing government most likely outcome of coalition negotiations
  • Armenia: Calls for non-stop protests to bring down president unlikely to gain wide following, prompt unrest
  • Sweden: Rise in far-right extremist activity reflects persistent trend, not indicative of increased security risk
  • Afghanistan: Bombing near presidential palace points to increasing number of militant attacks in capital during summer months
  • Nigeria: Clashes, attacks likely in political hotspots during voting on 28 March
  • Congo (DRC): Maintenance of UN troop levels highlights growing concerns over political trajectory, eastern insecurity
  • Kenya: President’s speech suggests increased commitment to fighting corruption; implementation to remain challenging
  • Indonesia: Revocation of foreign investment permits does not signal increasing contractual risk
  • Mauritania: Media outlet’s report claiming enhanced co-ordination between militant groups likely to be exaggerated; terrorism risk rating remains MEDIUM
  • Colombia: Death of guerrilla fighter underlines threat of sporadic attacks, unlikely to undermine peace agreement
  • Guatemala: In-depth: Judicial deficiencies to persist irrespective of extension of UN body’s mandate
  • Panama: Canal dispute heralds increased contract scrutiny, not cancellation
  • Myanmar: Army’s clashes with insurgents lessen chances of comprehensive ceasefire before crucial elections
  • New Caledonia (France): Elections likely after failure of proposed new coalition

Nigeria at election time

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Nigeria's tight elections

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Yemen conflict to worsen

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