Controversy A/HRC/RES/42/25

Let’s get straight to the facts: official Venezuelan government statistics show that 1,569 people were killed by law enforcement officers between the 1st of January and the 19th of May this year. This figure adds up to a terrible toll: 5,287 people died during police operations in 2018 and 4,998 in 2017.

Melting and consequences

Changes in the oceans and frozen regions are the subject of a special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report, published on the 25th of September, calls for ambitious measures and highlights “the ever-increasing risks of inaction”.

The tragedy of the horizon

Four years ago, on September 29, 2015, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), delivered a keynote speech to Lloyd’s of London. In it he spoke of the need to move beyond the “tragedy of the horizons” and outlined the three types of risk that the financial world will face.