AKE Special Report: Political Risks in Azerbaijan

Follow @akegroup Tweet AKE travelled to Azerbaijan in June 2017 to examine key facets of Azerbaijan’s political risk environment and to meet valuable local sources. The aim of the trip was to develop a holistic picture of the security, business, economic and political environment in Azerbaijan and offer insight into the main political and business…

AKE Special Report: Threats to Business Travellers

Business travel security is becoming increasingly unpredictable. Whether you are travelling overseas for business or pleasure, there will be factors that will have the potential to impact on your personal safety. Increased political unrest, the evolving threat from global terrorism and the constant presence of criminality continue to highlight, now more than ever, the importance…

AKE Special Report: Africa’s August Elections

Date published: 20/07/2017 A democratic test for Rwanda, Kenya and Angola In August 2017 the citizens of Rwanda, Kenya and Angola head to the polls to vote in presidential elections. Admist a global trend of democratic backsliding, holding free, fair and peaceful elections would send a powerful message about Africa’s nascent democracies. While the recent…

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AKE Special Report: Journalist Security in Hostile Environments

Journalist security in hostile environments Journalists travelling to hostile regions to cover conflict and humanitarian crises, or to expose corruption and human rights violations, face a myriad of threats. Not only must they consider numerous logistical issues and medical risks, but increasingly must prepare for the threats of intimidation, harassment and violence. Indeed in 2017…