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HEC Lausanne responds to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Risks Report 2022

Following the publication of the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Risks Report 2022, HEC Lausanne highlight recent research that addresses some key threats identified in the report.

As the world emerges from the pandemic, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has published its latest Global Risks Report, identifying and evaluating the main risks facing the world over a ten year horizon. The report divides risks across five main categories: economic; environmental; geopolitical; societal; and technological, with the most immediate threats to the world over the next two years including climate action failure, the erosion of social cohesion, mental health issues, and digital inequality.

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Are you being kept in the picture? Fighting against privacy conflicts in the uploading of content on social media without consent

With users reporting high levels of privacy problems connected to the sharing of photo and video content online, and with image scraping and facial recognition technology more widespread, an easy-to-use effective solution is needed.

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