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COVID-19 Risks Outlook: A Preliminary Mapping and its Implications

Two new reports from the WEF team behind the annual Global Risks Report identify the headline risks, challenges and, encouragingly, the opportunities the world is facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the aim of raising awareness, fostering widespread debate and enabling better decision-making. Based on the perceptions of 350 of the world’s …
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UNCTAD: World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020

UNCTAD has recently launched the report “World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020”. The global economy has suffered a significant slowdown amid prolonged trade disputes and wide-ranging policy uncertainties. While a slight uptick in economic activity is forecast for 2020, the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020 warns that economic risks remain strongly tilted to the …
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The Global Risks Report 2020

The World Economic Forum has recently published the Global Risk Report 2020. The 15th edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report is published as critical risks are manifesting. The global economy is facing an increased risk of stagnation, climate change is striking harder and more rapidly than expected, and a fragmented cyber space …
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The Middle East and North Africa Risks Landscape

The Middle East and North Africa Risks Landscape briefing paper comes at a time when technological and geopolitical forces are reshaping regional landscapes. The technological breakthroughs of the Fourth Industrial Revolution are bringing opportunity but also risk for those unprepared to adapt. At the same time, fractures between global stakeholders—including geo-economic tension—are adding another layer …
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The Global Risks Report 2019

The World Economic Forum has just published the Global Risk Report 2019. The Global Risks Report 2019 is published against a backdrop of worrying geopolitical and geo-economic tensions. If unresolved, these tensions will hinder the world’s ability to deal with a growing range of collective challenges, from the mounting evidence of environmental degradation to the …
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The Global Risks Report 2018

The World Economic Forum has just published the Global Risk Report 2018. The Global Risks Report 2018 is published at a time of encouraging headline global growth. Any breathing space this offers to leaders should not be squandered: the urgency of facing up to systemic challenges has intensified over the past year amid proliferating signs …
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