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RiskMap 2019

We present the Top Five Risks for business in the coming year and clarify the world in which businesses will be operating in 2019. Unprecedented change presents challenges, but also opportunities for those able to respond and adapt. 

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Political change in Mexico and the impact on kidnap and exortive crime

Will Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's policies to tackle crime make a difference to Mexico's kidnap rate?

Readiness - Response - Recovery
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Orthodoxy and innovation: crisis readiness, response and recovery

Today’s crises are more frequent and more complex than ever. They challenge an organization’s resilience as never before. As the nature of crises changes, so must your organization. How do you stand ready, respond effectively and recover stronger?

Kidnap in India
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India's kidnap for ransom risk rises on the back of a growing middle page

Control Risks data shows that the Indian states with the greatest levels of investment have seen the sharpest increases in financially motivated kidnap.

Islamist militancy in the Sahel
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Islamist Militancy in the Sahel: Four key trends 

Despite regional and foreign military intervention there has been a significant increase in Islamist militant activities in the Sahel-Sahara region. Using Control Risk's monitoring platform CORE we have identified the key concerning trends.



The role of human rights in mega events

Mega events present an opportunity to celebrate ideas, cultures and showcase human potential. Since the first Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, in 1896, the FIFA Football World Cup in Uruguay in 1930 and the World Fair (Expo) in Brussels, Belgium, in 1935, we have seen how mega events promote the economy, create jobs, foster collaboration and partnerships and revitalise urban infrastructure.


Top 5 Risks 2019

Each year, Control Risks’ decides the top 5 Risks for businesses in the coming year. While these are global in scope, here we discuss how they will drive developments in the business environment in the Middle East and North Africa in 2019.

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