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BRIEFER: Nuclear, climate, and security issues in Nigeria

By Andrea Rezzonico and Christine Parthemore As Africa’s largest economy with a monumentally large and young population, Nigeria is a critical country whose future is often seen as a key factor in regional stability. It is also experiencing a wide…

Ambassador Üzümcü awarded the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George

Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, a Senior Advisor to the Council on Strategic Risks and former Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, was awarded The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George by the Queen of…

After a Year: A Note from the Former Head of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

By Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, Senior Advisor, Council on Strategic Risks It has been exactly a year since I left my position of Director General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), at the end of my second…

CSR Podcast Episode 1: Elizabeth Threlkeld and Neil Bhatiya on Pakistan

What happens in Pakistan is critical to the security and stability of its people, its region, and the world. The inaugural episode of the Council on Strategic Risks Podcast Network features a discussion on Pakistan by South Asia experts (and…

Femia on TRT World: The Strategic Benefit of Acting on Climate and Security

In an interview segment released on July 17 by TRT World, Francesco Femia, the CEO of the Council on Strategic Risks and Co-Founder of the Center for Climate and Security, spoke with host Ghida Fakhry and WRI's Rebecca Carter about…

Release: New Report on Converging Nuclear Energy, Climate and Security Risks in Egypt

Washington, DC, June 12, 2019 - Today the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) released a new report, titled “Nuclear Energy Developments, Climate Change, and Security in Egypt,” through its Converging Risks Lab program. The report explores the ways in which…

The South China Sea: A Potential Climate, Nuclear, Security Hotspot

Earlier this year, The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) convened its multidisciplinary Working Group on Climate, Nuclear, and Security Affairs to further investigate the intersections of these trends.  In the forthcoming weeks, CSR will publish a series of posts expanding…