Dr. Ian Anthony, the Programme Director for European Security at SIPRI since February 2014, has a doctorate in War Studies awarded by the University of London. In addition to monitoring and analysing developments in European security, the programme currently focuses on some specific challenges facing Europe.
Military Risk Reduction in Europe examines the role of military-to-military contacts; the experience with sub-regional CSBMs in Northern Europe; and the experience with technical risk reduction measures such as incidents at sea agreements.
Reassessing CBRN Threats in a Changing Global Environment assesses the level and nature of risks posed by hazardous materials has changed since 2014, the measures being taken to manage risk today and the steps that might be taken to enhance the effectiveness of responses.
Strengthening Global Regimes analyses the response to confirmed cases of chemical weapon use in order to assess European contributions to promoting the effectiveness of key international security institutions.
EU–China Relations in an Era of Connectivity examines how the European Union and China can sustain constructive engagement and promote cooperationn in a period of growing geopolitical tension.