Mapping and Responding to Today’s Security Environment to Shape a Better Future
The 21st edition of the New Issues in Security Course (NISC) focuses on new and re-emerging security challenges arising from a rapidly changing global environment. The course examines the evolution of security, with a special focus on human security, the interlinkages among security-related issues, and the value of adopting a more forward-looking approach in order to proactively respond to new challenges and opportunities and shape a better future. The 21st NISC will deepen your understanding of contemporary threats to prepare and empower you to have greater strategic impact. This eight week course also offers you a unique opportunity to interact with a diverse group of participants and experts from a wide range of sectors (government, international organisations, civil society, the private sector and academia).
This course offers you a unique opportunity to:
- Strengthen your understanding of the rapidly changing global security environment
- Acquire tools to leverage your professional capacity
- Enhance your ability to respond to new challenges in order to shape a better future
- Network with a wide community of security policy professionals
- New and Re-emerging Security Challenges
- Global Health, Migration, Climate Change and Economic Security
- Extremism, Terrorism and Transnational Organised Crime
- International Security Implications of New Technologies
- Managing Current and Future Security Issues
- Governing the International System: Challenges and Opportunities
- Conflict Prevention and Sustainable Peace
- Strategic Anticipation: Taking Leadership and Strategic Thinking Forward
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Open to mid-career professionals working in:
- national ministries,
- international organisations,
- non-governmental organisations and,
- civil society organisations.
Candidates must have had exposure to peace and security issues. Serving officers must have completed an advanced military staff course.
The course is offered free of tuition charges for all participants as part of Switzerland’s contribution tothe Partnership for Peace Programme.
Please create your account in MyGCSP platform to apply for this course.
You will have to upload a CV and a nomination letter from your government or from your direct supervisor (if you do not work from a government) to submit your application.