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Human Security, Climate and Health
Theme: Anticipating Emerging Challenges
The human security dimension is an essential part of contemporary policymaking if we wish to achieve sustainable peace.
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COVID-19 Epidemic and Health Systems
9 March 2020
COVID-19 Epidemic and Health Systems

Can countries keep up with the spread of COVID-19?

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Human Security,  Climate and Health
14 February 2019
Human Security, Climate and Health

The human security dimension is an essential part of contemporary policymaking if we wish to achieve sustainable peace.

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Environment and Security 2021 - A Virtual Learning Journey
29 November 2021 Virtual,
Environment and Security 2021 - A Virtual Learning Journey

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Movement of People and Security - A Virtual Learning Journey
1 November 2021 Virtual,
Movement of People and Security - A Virtual Learning Journey

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Terrorism and Preventing Violent Extremism
Theme: Building a Resilient and Peaceful World
Criminal and terrorist groups are threatening cities and prolonging conflicts challenging human security worldwide. Weak states, technology, media, ideology, and exclusion advance their power.
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Digital Hub

Global Terrorism Index Launch 2020
8 January 2021
Global Terrorism Index Launch 2020

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The Historian Who Risked Everything to Tell the Story of ISIS Occupation
9 October 2019
The Historian Who Risked Everything to Tell the Story of ISIS Occupation

Omar Mohammed might be the bravest historian alive today.

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 Transnational organised crime and other stories
23 March 2020
Transnational organised crime and other stories

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Postponed - Building a National Strategy for Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) 2021 - A Virtual Learning Journey
20 September 2021 Virtual,
Postponed - Building a National Strategy for Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) 2021 - A Virtual Learning Journey

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Strategic Anticipation
Theme: Anticipating Emerging Challenges
The global security environment is changing at a fast pace. Actors need to move from spending too much time reacting, to more proactively identifying the emerging security issues that may affect them.
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Digital Hub

COVID19 Webinar Series: Global Crisis, Global Risk and Global Consequences - Session 1
2 April 2020
COVID19 Webinar Series: Global Crisis, Global Risk and Global Consequences - Session 1

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Strategic Foresight: Planning for Impact in Uncertain Times - A Virtual Learning Journey
6 September 2021 Virtual,
Strategic Foresight: Planning for Impact in Uncertain Times - A Virtual Learning Journey

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Anticipating the International Security Implications of COVID-19
19 March 2020
Anticipating the International Security Implications of COVID-19

Gender and Inclusive Security
Theme: Preparing Leaders to Shape a Changing World
In an unequal gendered world, the challenge of creating greater inclusion and equality transcends governments, organisations and society. It is personal, political and cultural.
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COVID-19: What does this mean for gender?
27 March 2020
COVID-19: What does this mean for gender?

This opinion piece was co-signed by Martin Chungong, Chair of the IGC Global Board and Secretary-General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the International Gender Champions Secretariat (Fleur Heyworth and Tiphaine Di Ruscio)

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Gender & Inclusive Security
8 March 2019
Gender & Inclusive Security

Creating greater inclusion and equality within societies is now critical to build trust, resilience, peace and security.

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Inspiring Women Leaders - A Virtual Learning Journey September 2021
20 September 2021 Virtual,
Inspiring Women Leaders - A Virtual Learning Journey September 2021

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Leverage Diversity for Increased Performance: A Virtual Learning Journey November 2021
1 November 2021 Virtual,
Leverage Diversity for Increased Performance: A Virtual Learning Journey November 2021

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Crisis Management
Theme: Preparing Leaders to Shape a changing world
When a crisis hits, how will you manage? We cannot predict when the next crisis event might occur. But we can be better prepared... and mitigate the risk of failure.
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Digital Hub

Crisis response and other stories
10 February 2020
Crisis response and other stories

Digital Hub

Lessons in pandemic crisis management one year on
2 March 2021
Lessons in pandemic crisis management one year on

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Crisis Management
15 February 2019
Crisis Management

When a crisis hits, how will you manage? We cannot predict when the next crisis event might occur. But we can be better prepared... and mitigate the risk of failure.

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Crisis Management: Navigating the Storm - A Virtual Learning Journey - Fall 2021
4 October 2021 Virtual,
Crisis Management: Navigating the Storm - A Virtual Learning Journey - Fall 2021

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Arms proliferation
Theme: Building a Resilient and Peaceful World
The uncontrolled accumulation and spread of all categories of weapons have a devastating humanitarian impact and strategically destabilising consequences.
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How does COVID-19 relate to biological weapons?
29 May 2020
How does COVID-19 relate to biological weapons?

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Five reasons why the COVID-19 crisis is related to arms control
3 April 2020
Five reasons why the COVID-19 crisis is related to arms control

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Crisis response and other stories
10 February 2020
Crisis response and other stories

Global and Emerging Risks
Theme: Anticipating Emerging Challenges
Global risks at the nexus of geopolitics and technology are increasingly disruptive as they exhibit rapid growth, unpredictability, diffusions from state to non-state actors and require a security policy paradigm shift from defence to resilience.
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Surrogate warfare and the transformation of war in the 2020s
18 May 2021
Surrogate warfare and the transformation of war in the 2020s

What surrogates can provide are the means to disrupt the battlespace kinetically, the information space subversively, and the willpower of the adversary psychologically — all without a major combat operation.

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Neurotechnologies and Future Warfare
9 December 2020
Neurotechnologies and Future Warfare

Digital Hub

Perspective on Global and Emerging Risk
31 March 2021
Perspective on Global and Emerging Risk

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Looking at the Edge: Understanding the Frontiers of Geopolitical Risk - Virtual Learning Journey 2021
2 November 2021 Online,
Looking at the Edge: Understanding the Frontiers of Geopolitical Risk - Virtual Learning Journey 2021

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Diplomatic Tradecraft
Theme: Anticipating Emerging Challenges
In an age of geopolitical disruption, diplomacy is fast changing and increasingly digital, within an environment of complex interconnected challenges.
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Five ways to remain diplomatic without shaking hands
25 March 2020
Five ways to remain diplomatic without shaking hands

The COVID-19 pandemic forces people in all sectors to adopt and adapt to new forms of work such as home office, digital interaction or video conference. The diplomatic world is no exception.

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Skills Enhancement for Political Advisors (POLADS) - A Virtual Learning Journey September 2021
13 September 2021 Virtual,
Skills Enhancement for Political Advisors (POLADS) - A Virtual Learning Journey September 2021

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Cyber Security
Theme: Anticipating Emerging Challenges
Our “wired” world is opening up new, exciting opportunities and complex security challenges. Successfully navigating today’s digital landscape will help us build a more secure tomorrow.
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Team Argonauts from ETH Zürich Wins the 7th European Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge
12 May 2021
Team Argonauts from ETH Zürich Wins the 7th European Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge

​​​Team Argonauts from ETH Zürich is the winner of the 2021 “Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge” 

Publications

The impact of regulatory frameworks on the global digital communications industry
2 October 2020
The impact of regulatory frameworks on the global digital communications industry

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Meeting the Cyber Security Challenge - A Virtual Learning Journey 2021
8 November 2021 Virtual,
Meeting the Cyber Security Challenge - A Virtual Learning Journey 2021

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Cyber Security
14 February 2019
Cyber Security

Our “wired” world is opening up new, exciting opportunities and complex security challenges. Successfully navigating today’s digital landscape will help us build a more secure tomorrow.

Peace Operations and Peacebuilding
Theme: Building a Resilient and Peaceful World
In an increasingly challenging world, we need to strengthen our capabilities for impactful prevention, peacemaking, peacebuilding and peace operations. It’s time to focus and deliver.
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Digital Hub

Webinar: The New Normal? Imagining Peace Operations 2030
30 November 2020
Webinar: The New Normal? Imagining Peace Operations 2030

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GCSP Co-hosts 1st UNPOL Women Police Command Cadre Professional Development Webinar
22 March 2021
GCSP Co-hosts 1st UNPOL Women Police Command Cadre Professional Development Webinar

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Peace Operations and Peacebuilding
28 November 2018
Peace Operations and Peacebuilding

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Enhancing Leadership for Peacebuilding - 13th Senior-Level Course on Peacebuilding 2021
29 October 2021 Hybrid,
Enhancing Leadership for Peacebuilding - 13th Senior-Level Course on Peacebuilding 2021

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Security and Law
Theme: Building a Resilient and Peaceful World
We help global leaders navigate legal complexities in the evolving security landscape and make them more effective at mastering legal constraints and opportunities.
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International Disarmament Law 2021
29 November 2021 Virtual,
International Disarmament Law 2021

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Publications

Military Operations and Artificial Intelligence
15 July 2021
Military Operations and Artificial Intelligence

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Security and Law
27 February 2019
Security and Law

We help global leaders navigate legal complexities in the evolving security landscape and make them more effective at mastering legal constraints and opportunities.

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Legal Dimensions of Contemporary and Future Use of Force 2021
2 November 2021 Virtual,
Legal Dimensions of Contemporary and Future Use of Force 2021

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Geopolitics and Global Futures
Theme: Rethinking Geopolitics and Global Futures
In today’s fast-evolving globalised world, it is important to analyse both present challenges and those issues poised to become future challenges.
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Meta-Geopolitics of Pandemics: The Case of Covid-19
15 May 2020
Meta-Geopolitics of Pandemics: The Case of Covid-19

Leadership
Theme: Preparing leaders to create a safer world
We are facing a global leadership crisis today. There is urgent need for a radically expanded understanding of what leadership means and who can lead.
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Lessons in Leadership: Values, Cooperation, Preparation and Trust
27 May 2021
Lessons in Leadership: Values, Cooperation, Preparation and Trust

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Leveraging the Potential of an Intergenerational Workforce
22 February 2021
Leveraging the Potential of an Intergenerational Workforce

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Leadership
28 November 2018
Leadership

Future proof your leadership and let’s reimagine leadership together

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International Leadership Association 23rd Annual Global Conference
20 October 2021 Hybrid,
International Leadership Association 23rd Annual Global Conference

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