Please see below selected recent identity-related change.
See also: Halcyon Identity Headlines
- Why do some countries fall apart, often along their ethnic fault lines, while others have held together over decades and centuries, despite governing a diverse population as well? Why is it, in other words, that nation-building succeeded in some places while it failed in others, asked Aeon?
Please see below selected recent ethics-related change.
See also: Halcyon Ethics Headlines
Please see below selected recent equality-related change.
See also: Halcyon Equality Headlines
Please see below selected recent emerging markets-related change. (Until mid-2018 the focus was primarily on Africa.)
In recent months, African nations have been in the process of creating, signing and ratifying the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The agreement is one of the largest trade liberalisation efforts since the founding of the World Trade Organization in 1995. At the 31st African Union (AU) Summit in Nouakchott, Mauritania; the total number of AfCFTA’s signatories reached 49 out of 55 African Union (AU) member states.
Please see below selected recent risk-related change.
- Sixty percent of crisis management leaders believe that organisations face more crises today than they did 10 years ago, found Deloitte. Organisations’ confidence in their crisis management capabilities often does not align with their actual level of preparedness. Being at the ready significantly reduces the negative impact of a crisis, particularly if senior management and board members have been involved in creating a crisis plan and participate in crisis simulations.
Halcyon tracked compelling change throughout 2017.
In addition, Human Progress, which tracks technological, medical and scientific improvements that make the lives of ordinary people better, shared the improvements that most caught its attention in 2017, doubtless only a tiny fraction of all the advances humanity made last year: