Emily Munro is the Deputy Head and Strategic Anticipation Cluster Leader in the Emerging Security Challenges Programme (ESCP) at the GCSP. In this role Emily leads projects and contributes to courses, in particular in the area of strategic foresight and international security and on initiatives seeking to foster dialogue on cybersecurity and arms proliferation. She is Course Director of the New Issues in Security Course (NISC), is a term facilitator and module responsible in the Leadership in International Security Course (LISC), and she directs an annual short course on strategic foresight.
Emily has been with the GCSP since 2003, in functions related to partnership development and governance issues, training and academic affairs, and courses and projects on peacebuilding and new issues in security.
She has previous professional experience at the International Organization for Migration (Geneva), the Global Forum for Health Research (Geneva) and the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC, Canada).
Emily holds a Master’s Degree in international relations from the Graduate Institute in Geneva and a Bachelor’s Degree in international relations and political science from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Emily is a Canadian and Swiss citizen and she speaks English (native language) and French.
- Security in a World without Nuclear Weapons: Visions and Challenges, (co-editor, with David Atwood), GCSP, Geneva, December 2013.
- Multidimensional and Integrated Peace Operations: Trends and Challenges, Geneva Paper 1 (Conference Series), Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and GCSP, Geneva, January 2008.
- “Natural Disasters, Globalization, and the Implications for Global Security”, in Policy Briefs on the Transnational Aspects of Security and Stability, edited by Nayef R.F. Al-Rodhan, pp. 149-162, Zurich, LIT Verlag, 2007.
- Challenges to Neutral and Non-Aligned Countries in Europe and Beyond, (editor), GCSP, Geneva, 2005.