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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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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Energy

Energy

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

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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

SI VIS PACEM, PARA UTIQUE PACEM: INDIVIDUAL EMPOWERMENT, SOCIETAL RESILIENCE AND THE ARMED FORCES

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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

Great Power Assertivitis

Great Power Assertivitis

Security
Better together: towards a new cooperation portfolio for defense

Better together: towards a new cooperation portfolio for defense

Security
Nieuwe HCSS studie voor de Koninklijke Luchtmacht: ‘Vleugels voor Nederland’ naar nieuwe partnerschappen voor militaire lucht- en ruimtevaart

Nieuwe HCSS studie voor de Koninklijke Luchtmacht: ‘Vleugels voor Nederland’ naar nieuwe partnerschappen voor militaire lucht- en ruimtevaart

Global Trends
Security
The circular economy and developing countries

The circular economy and developing countries

Resources
Strategic Monitor: The Wheel of Fortune (NL)

Strategic Monitor: The Wheel of Fortune (NL)

Global Trends
Security
Strategic Monitor: The Wheel of Fortune

Strategic Monitor: The Wheel of Fortune

Global Trends
Security
Het fossiele dilemma van Rotterdam

Het fossiele dilemma van Rotterdam

Resources
Back to the Brink (NL)

Back to the Brink (NL)

Security
Back to the Brink

Back to the Brink

Security
Aardobservatie op de kaart

Aardobservatie op de kaart

Security
Materials in the Dutch Economy

Materials in the Dutch Economy

Resources
Si vis pacem, utique para pacem: individual empowerment, societal resilience and the armed forces

Si vis pacem, utique para pacem: individual empowerment, societal resilience and the armed forces

Security
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