What to Worry About in 2015

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

In keeping with the core mission of the Center for Preventive Action, this meeting evaluated the most worrisome sources of instability and conflict in 2015. The speakers discussed their respective organizations’ assessment of risks and potential crises for the new year.

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Venezuela

Punishing allies won’t help to rally international support for the restoration of democracy.

Sri Lanka

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Climate Change

A Global Pact for the Environment would lend coherence to international environmental law, give greater legal and political heft to existing environmental covenants, and safeguard the imperiled biosphere.