Quarterly

Crisis Monitor

A quarterly publication addressing key developments related to kidnapping, extortion and illegal detention. This report also includes a timely and topical special focus section on a global security issue trending in the quarter.
Crisis Monitor Q2 Apr - June 2018

Crisis Monitor Q2 Apr - June 2018

In this edition of the Crisis Monitor, we highlight 20 kidnapping hotspots totalling 294 events; a 21 per cent increase over Q1 2018. We also review 41 countries suffering from political instability and internal conflict. The report finds that Africa remains the most conflict-ridden part of the world in 2018 having experienced a further deterioration in security because of ongoing conflict and Islamist-inspired militancy.

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Crisis Monitor Q1 Jan-Mar 2018

Crisis Monitor Q1 Jan-Mar 2018

With several fragile states experiencing worsening conflict, the Crisis Monitor aims to give an incisive review of regional security and kidnapping events to inform on the global risk environment. In this quarter, we highlight 37 flashpoint areas and 20 kidnap hotspots totalling 243 events.

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Crisis Monitor Q4 Oct-Dec 2017

Crisis Monitor Q4 Oct-Dec 2017

This issue's Special Focus looks at Crime, Cybercrime and the Rise of Cryptocurrencies.

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