Security sector reform develops effective and accountable security institutions based on international norms of transparency, accountability, and the rule of law. Stimson experts provide recommendations to strengthen critical security institutions to help ensure the security of a state and its population.
Jan Hartke helped to internationalize the environmental agenda and is recognized as one of the founders of the sustainable development movement. He is President of the Earth Council, formed by UN Secretary-General Maurice Strong at the Earth Summit of 1992.
Melanie W. Sisson is Senior Fellow and Director with the Stimson Center Defense Strategy and Planning Program. Her work focuses on the relationship between defense strategic planning processes and the likelihood of achieving foreign policy and national security objectives.