Trade, Technology & Security Program
Understanding the implications of the global trade and use of technology on international security
Global trade influences politics, conflict, development, and security. Yet too often, trade is viewed through a narrow economic lens. Stimson’s Trade, Technology, and Security program widens the aperture of existing analysis through examining the growing intersection of trade and security challenges. From technology transfers and additive manufacturing, to global non-proliferation efforts — the Trade, Technology, and Security program develops public-private partnerships, pinpoints win-win opportunities, and fosters norms, systems, and institutions that durably promote security and prosperity.
STEP works with public and private stakeholders to implement measures that would improve supply chain security and efficiency in ways that align with WMD nonproliferation…
Helping governments implement and enforce international obligations regarding trade in dual-use technologies and sanctions by generating actionable recommendations and practitioner-friendly guidance.