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Technology & Innovation

As with the rest of the world, the rapid evolution of technology has pervasive effects in Middle-Eastern and African societies. This section covers developments in emerging disruptive technologies (EDTs), their transformative impact and how they influence the regions' security landscape, actors and dynamics.

07 February 2023 | Transnational

Energy Security Vs. Energy Transition: A Zero-Sum Game?

To better understand the balance between energy security and energy transition, the NATO-ICI Regional Center and the NATO Strategic Direction-South Hub organized a joint Study Day.

Energy Security Vs. Energy Transition: A Zero-Sum Game?


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Risk mitigation and transfer for renewable energy investments: a conceptual review

[ © Stockholm Environment Institute ]

 This report reviews and examines the use of risk mitigation and transfer (RMT) instruments in private utility-scale renewable energy investment. The trillions of dollars needed to achieve global climate goals are more than an abstract number. They need to be channeled through viable projects that result in desirable outcomes, such as renewable energy infrastructure in developing countries.  

Toolkit for Digital Safety Design Interventions and Innovations: Typology of Online Harms

[ © World Economic Forum ]

 The Typology of Online Harms aims to provide a foundational common language, facilitating multistakeholder and cross-jurisdictional discussions to advance digital safety. Developed by a working group of the Global Coalition for Digital Safety, comprising representatives from industry, governments, civil society and academia, this typology serves as a foundation for facilitating multistakeholder discussions and cross-jurisdictional dialogues to find a common terminology and shared understanding of online safety.