The International Council on Security and Development

The International Council on Security and Development (ICOS)The Senlis CouncilSenlis CouncilInternational Council on Security and DevelopmentEmmanuel Reinert
The International Council on Security and Development (ICOS) is an international think tank that focuses on Afghanistan and other conflict zones such as Iraq and Somalia.wikipedia
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Centre of Excellence on Public Security

Public Safety and Citizenship
;Public Safety and Citizenship
CEPS is an initiative of The International Council on Security and Development (ICOS), a Security and Development Policy Group established by The Network of European Foundations.

Rome Consensus for a Humanitarian Drug Policy

Rome Consensus
;Rome Consensus
The International Council on Security and Development (ICOS) co-chairs the Rome Consensus for a Humanitarian Drug Policy together with the Italian Red Cross.

Norine MacDonald

Norine MacDonald QC is both Founder and President of ICOS.
Norine A. MacDonald QC is the President and Founder of The International Council on Security and Development (ICOS), an international security and development think tank founded in 2002 with offices in Kabul, London, Rio de Janeiro, Brussels and Paris, and field offices in the Afghan cities of Lashkar Gah and Kandahar City.

Jorrit Kamminga

Jorrit Kamminga is the Director of Policy Research for ICOS.
Jorrit Kamminga (born 8 November 1976) is the Director of Policy Research at The International Council on Security and Development (ICOS).

Opium licensing

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Currently, an international think tank called The International Council on Security and Development (ICOS), formerly known as The Senlis Council, is investigating whether this policy option could be used to solve the massive drug problem in Afghanistan.

Think tank

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The International Council on Security and Development (ICOS) is an international think tank that focuses on Afghanistan and other conflict zones such as Iraq and Somalia.

Afghanistan

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The International Council on Security and Development (ICOS) is an international think tank that focuses on Afghanistan and other conflict zones such as Iraq and Somalia.

Iraq

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The International Council on Security and Development (ICOS) is an international think tank that focuses on Afghanistan and other conflict zones such as Iraq and Somalia.

Somalia

SomaliFederal Republic of SomaliaSOM
The International Council on Security and Development (ICOS) is an international think tank that focuses on Afghanistan and other conflict zones such as Iraq and Somalia.

Network of European Foundations for Innovative Cooperation

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ICOS is a project of the Network of European Foundations' The Mercator Fund.

Security

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The organisation works primarily on security and development issues and states that its overarching objective is "to promote open debate in order to alleviate current governance, development and economic crises and ensure that future policy-making in these areas is informed, humanitarian and delivers impact."

International development

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The organisation works primarily on security and development issues and states that its overarching objective is "to promote open debate in order to alleviate current governance, development and economic crises and ensure that future policy-making in these areas is informed, humanitarian and delivers impact."

NATO

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Their reports have also drawn some controversy, with NATO spokesmen disputing an ICOS report's findings on the extent of the Taliban presence in Afghanistan.

Taliban

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Their reports have also drawn some controversy, with NATO spokesmen disputing an ICOS report's findings on the extent of the Taliban presence in Afghanistan.

Canadian International Development Agency

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Their findings on the ineffectiveness of Canadian development aid in Kandahar were also disputed by CIDA officials, particularly regarding food aid and hospitals.

Education

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The organisation states that its mandate of initiative on Education and Employment is to "identify ongoing local challenges of a rapidly changing society and provide research, advocacy and innovative policy analysis to encourage pragmatic responses and cost-effective long-term solutions".

Employment

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The organisation states that its mandate of initiative on Education and Employment is to "identify ongoing local challenges of a rapidly changing society and provide research, advocacy and innovative policy analysis to encourage pragmatic responses and cost-effective long-term solutions".

Participatory democracy

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It supports states to solve public safety challenges and pave the way for social and economic development, using a "Policy Labs" tool of participatory decision-making.

Tijuca

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ICOS has also worked in Formiga, a community in the Tijuca neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro, on improving public safety, in cooperation with the local Pacifying Police Unit.

Pacifying Police Unit

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ICOS has also worked in Formiga, a community in the Tijuca neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro, on improving public safety, in cooperation with the local Pacifying Police Unit.

Sir Ratan Tata Trust

Sir Ratan Tata Trust & Allied TrustsSir Ratan Tata Trust & Navajbai Ratan Tata Trust
Their program on Global Food Security, designed in collaboration with the Sir Ratan Tata Trust and CINI, examines the intersection between food security, development, and state security.

Child In Need Institute

Child In Need IndiaChild In Need Institute (CINI)CINI
Their program on Global Food Security, designed in collaboration with the Sir Ratan Tata Trust and CINI, examines the intersection between food security, development, and state security.

Food security

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Their program on Global Food Security, designed in collaboration with the Sir Ratan Tata Trust and CINI, examines the intersection between food security, development, and state security.

India

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Their project currently focuses on India and Brazil, as well as maintaining a central aggregation website for information on food security.

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

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Their Rome Consensus programme commits 121 National Societies of Red Cross and Red Crescent from Africa, Asia, the Americas, the Middle East and Europe to promote and implement humanitarian approaches to drug use.