Security has emerged as a complex socio-political challenge in recent decades due to emerging hybrid threats including those related to digital technologies and unconventional CBRNE (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high yield explosives) agents.
Terrorist attacks, organised crime activities including cyber-enabled crimes, radicalization and systematic spread of dis-information are challenging the very foundations of democratic institutions and the European way of life.
- Provide an integrated framework for scientific support to the Security Union Strategy across various policy areas of the Commission, to address complex security challenges
- Enhance the EU capacity to develop integrated action plans for the prevention and response to security crises
- Better anticipate future security challenges and support a forward-looking approach for the Security Union Strategy beyond 2025
- Communications Networks, Content and Technology
- Defence Industry and Space
- European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations
- Foreign Policy Instruments
- Health and Food Safety
- Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority
- Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
- Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
- Migration and Home Affairs
- Mobility and Transport
- Taxation and Customs Union