Emerging Security Challenges Programme

The Emerging Security Challenges Programme tackles three ‘baskets’ of emerging issues:

To address these issues, the programme engages in three distinct yet complementary areas of work:

Head of Programme

Dr Gustav Lindstrom
Head of the Emerging Security Challenges Programme

Related topics

Cyber Security

Securing cyber space is increasingly on the global security agenda, as the world grows more dependent on information and communication technologies.

Terrorism and Organised Crime

Terrorism and organised crime are among the leading global threats of our times.

Security and Law

GCSP’s Security & Law Initiative serves to enhance the capability and willingness of policy makers, shapers and implementers to effectively address emerging security challenges while ensuring compliance with recognized principles of international law.

Arms Proliferation

The Arms Proliferation cluster aims to promote innovative, cooperative and rule-of-law-based responses to the uncontrolled accumulation and spread of all categories of weapons.

Strategic Foresight

Given the fast pace of change and the many uncertainties in the global security environment, a forward-looking approach is an essential component of the decision-making process.

Human Security

The increasing complexity of security challenges calls for a human security approach, focusing on individuals and responding to threats multilaterally and cooperatively.

Related experts

Mr Tobias Vestner
Security and Law Cluster Leader
Mr Stephan De Spiegeleire
Senior Defence Scientist, The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies
Mr Jean-Pierre Therre
Executive Vice President, Pictet & Cie Group
Mr Aapo Cederberg
Former Senior Programme Advisor, Emerging Security Challenges Programme
Dr Christina Schori Liang
Senior Programme Advisor and Senior Fellow, Emerging Security Challenges Programme; Course Director, New Issues in Security Course (NISC); Terrorism and Organized Crime Cluster Responsible
Anne-Caroline Pissis Martel
Ms Anne-Caroline Pissis Martel
Coordinator, Global Fellowship Initiative; Senior Programme Officer, Emerging Security Challenges Programme
Ms Emily Munro
Ms Emily Munro
Senior Programme Officer, Emerging Security Challenges Programme; Strategic Foresight Cluster Responsible
Anna Brach
Ms Anna Brach
Senior Programme Officer, Emerging Security Challenges Programme; Human Security Cluster Responsible
Dr Gustav Lindstrom
Head of the Emerging Security Challenges Programme
Mr Marc Finaud
Senior Programme Advisor, Emerging Security Challenges Programme; Arms Proliferation Cluster Responsible