0 Anonymous Asked: January 1, 20202020-01-01T13:53:17+00:00 2020-01-01T13:53:17+00:00In: Defense & Security, Information Technology, TelecommunicationsWhat are the major events happening in 2020, and what are the key predictions?0We have just entered 2020. What events are going to happen in 2020, and what are the major predications for 2020?Eventsgeopolitics ShareFacebook 2 AnswersOldestPoliticsWatch 0 Questions 4 Answers 0 Best Answers 160 Points View Profile PoliticsWatch Level 2 2020-01-01T13:55:32+00:00Added an answer on January 1, 2020 at This answer was edited. The US electionThere will be around dozens of elections to take place across the world this year. Mr Donald Trump will be likely to win.2020 Olympics GamesThis time the Olympics Games will be held in Tokyo, starting from 24th July until 9th August. Around 11,000 athletes from around 200 nations will compete in 33 sports in the 2020 Summer Olympics. The Paralympics will then start from 25th August 2020 to 6th September 2020. It is expected that the US would win most of the medals, followed by China, Japan and the UK.BrexitThe UK is set to leave the EU on 31st January 2020. However, Brexit is a process, where the leave date will mark the starting rounds of detailed negotiations between the UK and the EU on various issues. 5G5G will likely to be commercially offered by various network providers in major countries.Autonomous technology and AIWe will see more trials of autonomous cars on the roads. We will see wider adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) commercially to improve business operations.Trade WarsWe will see more negotiation rounds between the US and China. Trump is likely to visit Beijing in 2020 to discuss the trade with his Chinese counterpart.Oil PricesOil prices remained almost steady in 2019, though it is likely to have more supply cuts and increase in prices.Geopolitical instabilityPolitical instability will stay in 2020. More protest is expected this year particularly in Hong Kong, India, Kashmir, Chile, Iran, Lebanon, and Iraq. Brexit will also trigger more protest in the UK. The situation in the Middle East will remain volatile, while the resurgence of ISIS in Iraq is quite likely.EnvironmentCountries which agreed to cut carbon emission under Paris climate agreement in 2015 will meet in Glasgow in November 2020 to assess the current and future strategy. More environmental protests will happen around the world.Mars 2020 MissionNASA will launch unmanned rover mission on 17th July 2020 which will land in Jezero crater on Mars on 18th February 2021. It is expected that the Mars 2020 Mission would answer critical questions about the potential for life on Mars.0Reply Share ShareShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on WhatsAppChiara Rustici 0 Questions 2 Answers 0 Best Answers 95 Points View Profile Chiara Rustici Level 1 2020-01-05T08:09:27+00:00Added an answer on January 5, 2020 at The geopolitical weaponisation of data flowsAn all too often overlooked risk is data risk, especially as businesses do not yet clearly understand the role data flows play in our globalised economies.I expand on that issue here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/chiararustici/2019/12/21/10-no-deal-brexit-lessons-on-the-geopolitics-of-data-flows-for-2020/0Reply Share ShareShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on WhatsAppLeave an answerCancel replyYou must login to add an answer. Username or email* Password* Remember Me! Forgot Password?