The coronavirus pandemic that has been rocking China since December 2019 is a resilience test for the country’s national economy. To what extent has the pandemic affected China's strategy of international engagement?
Since the dawn of time, the concept of “city” overlaps some of the most advanced and courageous visions of how the world should be built. Today, for the first time in the history of mankind, more than half of the world’s population resides in urban settings.
Which measures has China implemented to confront the pandemic-driven national economic slowdown? Which sectors have been hit the most and what are the consequences today? Have previous crises (like SARS in 2003) been an advantage to perfect the country's responses?
Asia is not only home to enormous flows of trade, but also political and security challenges. Power imbalances at the regional level are particularly visible and risk undermining global stability.
Violent extremism is evolving in the Liptako-Gourma region, and the response of domestic and foreign forces in the Sahel is changing too.
Since the second civil war began, Libya's national territory has changed hands several times: watch our timeline to see how those changes unfolded
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the urgency of finding common and shared solutions to many overlapping global challenges: from the health emergency to skyrocketing debt, from climate change to barriers to international trade, from digital transition to heightened poverty and...
The ceasefire agreement signed by Libya’s opposing military factions in October 2020 bolstered UN-backed political talks on the appointment of an interim unity government. This new government is expected to hold national election in late December of this year.
The conflict in the Tigray region underscored Etiopia's centrality in the unstable and volatile region of the Horn of Africa.
Several African states are heading to the polls: who are the candidates?
In 2020, many of our forecasts and expectations were disrupted by a “Black swan” only few could expect: a global pandemic that rapidly turned into the deepest economic recession since World War 2.
As a challenging 2020 comes to a close, we wish you a good start into a bright 2021 with this short video, shot during lockdown in Palazzo Clerici – ISPI’s headquarters in Milan – with the exceptional participation of La Scala soloists.