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Middle East/North Africa Power Brokers

The king of MENA e-commerce: Ronaldo Mouchawar

In 2005, Ronaldo Mouchawar efforts spawned Souq.com, which has become the largest e-commerce site in the Arab world and entrepreneurial inspiration.

Finance Technology and infrastructure Uncategorized

How Technology Empowers Women Around The World

Global Risk Insights sat down with Allison Kahn, Director of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women’s Mentoring Women in Business Programme, to discuss the interplay between female empowerment, mentoring and

International Technology and infrastructure

Why the next disruptive technology isn’t tech at all

The next level of disruptive change is beyond optimisation of processes – it must address human problems that underlie today’s complex social challenges.

International Natural resources and energy

One man’s trash: The urban mining revolution

Global consumption is growing, and so is the amount of e-waste. Urban mining seeks to tap the billions of dollars worth of minerals sitting in landfills. As the global electronics

Debate Corner North America Technology and infrastructure

Who should win in iPhone case, Apple or the US Government?

GRI Debate: Who is right, Apple or the US Government? The case of whether the US government should be able to compel Apple to unlock the San Bernardino terrorist attack

North America Technology and infrastructure

Apple vs. FBI: An open door is not selective

In this debate, GRI asked who is right, Apple or the US government. Eileen Filmus argues for Apple, saying that the FBI-Apple case has reignited a national debate over the

Security Technology and infrastructure

How Cyber (In)Secure is Air Travel?

A ‘successful’ cyber attack could cause financial loss, reputational damage and threaten passenger safety.  The industry must meet the challenge presented by highly skilled hackers, seeking to exploit a number

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Venezuela’s Congress is inaugurated after surprise landslide victory. Puerto Rico defaults on minor debts. Tech innovators gather in Las Vegas. US releases latest unemployment figures. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. Venezuela’s new

Asia Pacific Politics

Liberal status quo likely to continue in Philippines

The Aquino administration has been able to grow the resilience of the Liberal Party of the Philippines, making a Liberal Party victory by Manuel “Mar” Roxas in the May 2016

South and Central Asia Technology and infrastructure

Modi brings ‘Digital India’ to Silicon Valley

Narendra Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to visit America’s West Coast in over 30 years. Modi is courting American business giants to help empower his Digital India dreams, yet