Geopolitical

1
Critical fragile states
Democracy
A weak state of high economic and geopolitical importance that faces strong likelihood of collapse.
2
Diffusion of weapons of mass destruction
The availability of nuclear, chemical, biological and radiological technologies and materials leads to crises.
3
Entrenched organized crime
Highly organized and very agile global networks committing criminal offences.
( Criminal Justice System and Freedom )
4
Failure of diplomatic conflict resolution
The escalation of international disputes into armed conflicts.
5
Global governance failure and the failure of democracy
Weak or inadequate global institutions, agreements or networks, combined with competing national and political interests, impede attempts to cooperate on addressing global risks. Democratic or decision making system where profit is more important than the interests of the people.
6
Militarization of space
Targeting of commercial, civil and military space assets and related ground systems that can precipitate or escalate an armed conflict.
7
Pervasive entrenched corruption
The widespread and deep-rooted abuse of entrusted power for private gain.
8
Terrorism
Individuals or a non-state group successfully inflict large-scale human or material damage.
9
Unilateral resource nationalization
Unilateral moves by states to ban exports of key commodities, stockpile reserves and expropriate natural resources.
10
Widespread illicit trade
Unchecked spread of illegal trafficking of goods and people throughout the global economy.