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Hostile environment training - journalist security - risk assessment for journalists
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

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AKE's Ones to Watch are selected by our regional experts to highlight the most important developments from around the world each week
AKE Ones to Watch: 19 June 2017

Americas: US partially rolls back policy changes towards Cuba Sectors: all Key Risks: economic; reduced foreign investment A new chapter

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Cuba: A frontier economy in crisis

Date first published: 08/06/2017 Key risks: slow growth; sovereign payment Key sectors: tourism; agriculture 1950’s Havana was a city of giant casinos,

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AKE Ones to Watch: 12 June 2017

Americas: Temer survives key threat to his presidency; more to come Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest; corruption

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Libya: The deep roots of Libyan militancy

Date first published: 30/05/2017 Key sectors: energy; utilities; foreign investment Key risks: terrorism; civil unrest; political violence The 22 May Manchester Arena

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Ones to Watch: 5 June 2017

  Americas: FARC disarmament could be further delayed; peace process unlikely to be derailed Sectors: all Key Risks: terrorism; insurgency;

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Ecuador: Lenin Moreno’s turn?

Date first published: 25/05/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: policy continuity; political stability; governability; corruption fallout ‘I am a president for all.

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Côte d’Ivoire: After the mutiny

Date: 18/05/2017 Key sectors: cocoa Key risks: military mutiny; budget deficit; muted economic growth On Friday 12 May, soldiers fired shots into

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AKE Ones to Watch: 22 May 2017

Americas: embattled President Temer fights for survival Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest; corruption fallout In Brazil, President

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Moon’s rise turns tide against chaebol

Date first published: 09/05/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: reform; political gridlock On 9 May liberal candidate Moon Jae-in emerged victor in South

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Ones to Watch: 15 May 2017

Americas: disruption expected as teachers protests across Mexico Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; commercial damage; disruptive blockades In Mexico,

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Eastern Caribbean: A successful monetary union?

Date first published: 02/05/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: slow growth; sovereign default There is a story, perhaps apocryphal, that before

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Political risk consultancy, global security intelligence

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Our in-house, London-based team is made up of regional and linguistic experts with a deep understanding of local issues, who tailor our intelligence to the concerns of the client and the risks that they may face.

The department is supported by security risk specialists operating in the field, who are able to provide real-time updates on developments on the ground, as well as a private network of contributing sources.  To discuss how our analysts’ insights can provide you with a competitive advantage, please contact us.

AKE Special Reports

In-depth, downloadable security and political risk insights from our team of analysts.
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