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Global Overview JULY 2018

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Global Overview JUNE 2018

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Global Overview MAY 2018

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Global Overview APRIL 2018

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Global Overview MARCH 2018

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Global Overview FEBRUARY 2018

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Global Overview DECEMBER 2017

12 Dec 2017 description

Eight members of International Crisis Group’s Ambassador Council joined a trip to Lebanon alongside Crisis Group staff in November 2017 to understand the consequences of the Syrian war since 2011. Here two Council members reflect on the Syrian refugees they met and Lebanon’s increased fragility as a result of its enormous new burdens.

Syrian accents are now omnipresent in Lebanon. Busy streets are choked with an influx of Syrian cars. At least 1,700 informal Syrian refugee settlements crowd the landscape from Beirut to the Bekaa Valley.

01 Dec 2016 description

Global Overview NOVEMBER 2016

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Global Overview OCTOBER 2016

19 Sep 2016 description

Lebanon, a small country whose population hovered around four million, has gained an astounding million and a half more residents in under four years, mostly refugees from neighbouring Syria.

02 Sep 2016 description

CrisisWatch is a monthly early warning bulletin designed to provide a regular update on the state of the most significant situations of conflict around the world.

Global Overview, August 2016

01 Jul 2016 description

Global Overview – Trends and Outlook

01 Jun 2016 description

The month saw Venezuela’s political, economic and humanitarian crisis worsen amid heightened tensions between the government and opposition, a situation which could lead to state collapse and regional destabilisation. Another major setback in electing a new president in Haiti prompted fears of further civil unrest. In West Africa, deadly violence in central Mali and south-east Nigeria spiked, while a power struggle in Guinea-Bissau led to a dangerous standoff.