our mission, we conduct
the following types of activity: policy engagement; collaboration and
networking; research; education and training; organizational development;
expert testimony; and publication. These activities occur in five program
Global human security
Investigate threats to the security of individuals, communities and nations
around the world; promote policies and practices that enhance security.
Build capacities and develop policies whereby conflict-torn communities
engage in cooperative actions that promote peace and social reconstruction.
Energy and environment
Examine the environmental and social impacts of nuclear, fossil and renewable
energy systems; promote policies, technologies and practices that minimise
Study and promote policies, technologies and practices that allow human
needs to be met while preserving the life-support systems of the planet.
Encourage and facilitate a rich interchange of information about achievements
and opportunities in the areas addressed by IRSS.