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:
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The Emerging Security Challenges Programme engages in training, dialogue, and research activities to increase awareness of cyber challenges as well as the possible policy solutions to address them.
The GCSP contributes to a better understanding of trends in terrorism and organised crime in several ways.
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.
The Emerging Security Challenges seeks to better understand trends in arms proliferation and offer novel solutions to this longstanding and complex issue, taking into account the interrelationships with other emerging security challenges.
At the GCSP, strategic foresight activities bring together foresight methodologies and strategic planning in the context of international security policy.
The increasing complexity of security challenges calls for a human security approach, where the referents of security are individuals rather than states, and where security threats are often transnational and require multilateral and cooperative responses.