The Hague Centre For Strategic Studies

Global Trends, Security and Resources

HCSS helps governments, non-governmental organizations and the private sector to understand the fast-changing environment and seeks to anticipate the challenges of the future with practical policy solutions and advice.

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Drivers of Vulnerability Monitor

Drivers of Vulnerability Monitor

The Drivers of Vulnerability (DoV) Monitor is a 21st century tool to explore our 21st century security environment.

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Nuclear Timeline

Nuclear Timeline

The nuclear timeline is an easy and attractive tool that renders the dazzling history of nuclear developments comprehensible. In the run-up to the Nuclear Security Summit, the timeline traces the long legacy of nuclear security threats and policies.

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Emerging Economies

Emerging Economies

What risks and opportunities are presented by the growing economic, financial, and political momentum of emerging economies?

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Cyber Security

Cyber Security

Cyberspace is both the playground and the battleground of the future, as the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) expands across the globe.

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Governance and International Organization

Governance and International Organization

New regional organizations have emerged in recent years, competing with existing global institutions for attention and legitimacy.

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Global Power Shifts

Global Power Shifts

The rise of Asia will shape the global political landscape in the 21st century and have profound implications for the way Europeans live and do business.

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Civil Security

Civil Security

In an increasingly connected world, security incidents may have spillover effects far beyond their local origin.

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Environment and Climate

Environment and Climate

Climate change is expected to dramatically alter the environment in certain parts of the world.

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Defense and International Security

Defense and International Security

We are now living through a period of global change matched in recent history only by the years after the disintegration of the Soviet Union. Shifts in relative power among larger countries are accelerated by a series of crises.

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National Security Strategy

National Security Strategy

National Security is at stake when one or more of a country’s vital interests are threatened.

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Demographics and Urbanization

Demographics and Urbanization

Demographic developments and Urbanization impact societies, economies, politics, and the environment.

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Water and Land

Water and Land

For the survival of species water and land are important.

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Energy

Energy

How will the future energy landscape develop? And what will the implications for international relations be?

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Technology and Innovation

Technology and Innovation

Innovation and technology play an increasingly significant role in economic growth and providing solutions for grand challenges.

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Food

Food

Achieving global food security is an ever more pressing challenge.

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Terrorism, Piracy and Crime

Terrorism, Piracy and Crime

Cross-border crime and international terrorism constitute a perceived as well as real challenge to our prosperity and well-being.

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Strategic Monitor

Strategic Monitor

What are the big-picture trends and developments on the world stage? And what risks and opportunities lie ahead for different actors?

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Minerals and Metals

Minerals and Metals

Minerals and metals are the basis of many industrial sectors worldwide.

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Health & Aging

Health & Aging

Aging is a sign of our success, but it carries inherent challenges. Some sectors of our economies are set to benefit from demographic change.

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Sustainability and Resource Scarcity

Sustainability and Resource Scarcity

To meet the needs of future generations, we need to adapt our ways of living and definitions of economic development.

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Reports

Epidemics and Strategic Timing

Epidemics and Strategic Timing

Security
Epidemics and Strategic Timing (NL)

Epidemics and Strategic Timing (NL)

Security
Pushing the Boundaries

Pushing the Boundaries

Security
Pushing the Boundaries (NL)

Pushing the Boundaries (NL)

Security
Barbarism and Religion

Barbarism and Religion

Security
Barbarism and Religion (NL)

Barbarism and Religion (NL)

Security
From Assertiveness to Aggression (NL)

From Assertiveness to Aggression (NL)

Security
From Assertiveness to Aggression

From Assertiveness to Aggression

Security
Strategic Monitor: The Return of Ghosts Hoped Past? (NL)

Strategic Monitor: The Return of Ghosts Hoped Past? (NL)

Security
Strategic Monitor: The Return of Ghosts Hoped Past?

Strategic Monitor: The Return of Ghosts Hoped Past?

Security
Strategic Wargaming Division

Strategic Wargaming Division

Security
Beyond the Cold War of Words

Beyond the Cold War of Words

Security
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Spotlight

02 Jul 2015

China begins building China-Russia gas pipeline

China begins building China-Russia gas pipelineChina, the world's largest economy and energy hungry country, started construction on the Chinese leg of the China-Russia East Route natural gas pipeline, the country's Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli announced this week.

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