Experts at the nonpartisan Stimson Center are working to secure people, the planet, and global prosperity. While our work takes us across continents, much of it happens out of the spotlight. Impact is a Stimson Center original series that shines a light on our efforts to address major global challenges. Explore our work by clicking the images below.

Today, park rangers in Ngulia have more situational awareness to detect, deter, and defeat poachers because of the C3 system Stimson developed. The low-cost, low-tech solution is both affordable and scalable to other pressing border insecurity challenges across the Global South. READ MORE

With the help of the Stimson Center’s Managing Across Boundaries’ Food Security program, and the assistance of our military fellows, we worked with the Special Representative to help ensure that military training on food security could be added to the areas of study offered our service academies, and throughout the military training school system. READ MORE

Stimson’s Security and Trade Efficiency Platform (STEP) works with partner countries to evaluate the security and efficiency of supply chains involving dual-use materials and their susceptibility to illicit trafficking. READ MORE

Stimson has established itself as a go-to source of information on ATT implementation and reporting. The Center has developed highly sought-after resources to bring greater clarity to the global arms trade and promote effective ATT implementation. READ MORE

The Stimson Center’s Drone project has achieved significant success in efforts to ensure U.S. drone policy is transparent, accountable, and consistent with long-term U.S. national security goals, and is setting an appropriate international precedent for the use of drones internationally.  READ MORE

Stimson is working with a wide range of international partners — both non-governmental and within governments — to stand-up a larger, extended track 1.5 global dialogue on preventing and responding to deadly conflicts and state fragility.  READ MORE

Nuclear South Asia is the antidote to stale talking points and learning by memory. The course broaches contentious issues in a fair-minded way. Our intent is to empower a rising generation of strategic analysts to listen to others, think critically, and reach their own conclusions about nuclear trajectories in South Asia.  READ MORE

Stimson is leading a coalition of key institutions composed of IUCN, The Nature Conservancy, and UC Berkeley’s Energy and Resources Group to promote approaches to what we all call “strategic, system-scale water-energy development” in the Mekong basin. READ MORE