What we do
HCSS conducts its activities independently and in collaboration with its large network of affiliated experts. Our products are diverse: full-fledged reports, issue briefs, quick topic reports, and commentaries in the media. These products include strategic surveys, innovative policy recommendations, trend and scenario analyses, risk assessments, geopolitical and regional security analyses, conflict analyses, operational evaluations and identification of lessons learned.
What we can do for you
We aim to make sense of the world around us, and turn specialized research into actionable recommendations. We are committed to high standards of service, quality products, and scientifically grounded advice that meet the needs of our clients. We value close cooperation with our clients throughout a project.
Examples include the following:
- Full-fledged studies and reports;
- Short issue briefs;
- Substantive input for white papers or business strategies;
- In-house brainstorm or information sessions;
- Media commentaries;
- ‘Haags Strategisch Beraad’— discussion sessions for decision-makers on strategic issues under the Chatham House Rule.
We tailor our public relations to the needs of our clients, ranging from international media campaigns to discrete dissemination.
Who we work for
HCSS works for public and private sector clients. For governments, national and international, we provide our entire range of services. The ministries of Security & Justice, Foreign Affairs and Defence are among our regular customers. In addition, we also provide analysis to international organizations such as the European Commission and NATO. For private sector customers (commercial and non-commercial organizations and associations) , we translate our strategic orientation to the business environment in order to contribute to their immediate goals and activities. These firms can be located in all possible sectors.
In addition, we also engage and cooperate with think tanks and academic institutions worldwide, and participate in consortia such as the Water Peace and Security (WPS) partnership, the International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS) and EU research projects.