This Connecting the Dots post will explore how black swan events, such as the Russo-Ukrainian war, create security risks in countries in the global south.
Category: Geopolitics Calendar
TRENDS OF DEGLOBALISATION
This Connecting the Dots post will explore how deglobalising trends threaten the business continuity of western companies.
Week 16 | Lockdown in Sudan
This week, countries across the globe continue their fight against COVID-19. Austria will be one of the first countries to experience the impact of a gradual reopening of its economy while two cities in Sudan will enter a lockdown period. In addition, due to the end of the Khmer New Year Holiday in Cambodia, domestic...
Week 15 | OPEC+ Discusses Output Cuts
This week, countries attempt to cope with different effects of the crisis caused by Covid-19. While Israel. OPEC+ and Iran each seek to deal with different economic problems, Turkey is fighting a possible spread of the virus inside its prisons. Moreover, North Korea’s parliament will meet for the first time since August and EU Foreign...
Week 11 | Lebanon Defaults on Eurobonds
This week, Lebanon will default on Eurobonds; Japan ramps up efforts to contain the coronavirus; the Dutch royals visit Indonesia and Russia and Turkey will perform joint patrols in Idlib, Syria.
Week 10 | Another Election in Israel
This week, elections in Israel and the US will dominate headlines, while constitutional change in Russia will be discussed. OPEC leaders will gather in Vienna and demonstrations are anticipated on Sunday over International Women’s Day.
Week 9 | Situation in Syria Remains a Key Concern
This week, there are a number of demonstrations like in the Dominican Republic, Mali and Venezuela while US President Trump visits India and the situation in Syria remains a key concern for both Russia and Turkey.
Week 8 | Elections in Iran
This week, US Secretary of State Pompeo is touring the African continent; the EU debating its finances; and elections will be held in Iran and Togo.
Week 7 | Lebanese Parliamentary Budget vote
This week, Pacific relations are discussed between Australia and Indonesia; after recent protests Lebanon’s parliament will hold a vote over the budget; South Africa President Ramaphosa will try to unite the country; and Germany will host the Munich Security Conference.
Week 6 | Kashmir Solidarity Day
Amidst a growth of nCoV impact to international operating businesses, this week, we’re also watching unrest in Venezuela where rival political demonstrations are planned; Pakistan, which holds the first Kashmir Solidarity Day since the last crisis of August 2019. Additionally, Iran commemorates the Islamic Revolution amid high social tensions due to the downing of flight...