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Civil security

This research topic covers areas such as

  • early warning for conflicts and instability
  • prevention of conflicts/instability
  • improving delivery of humanitarian aid
  • comprehensive approach to fragility (linking relief, rehabilitation and development)
  • building resilience of affected populations and host communities
  • crisis situations, food security and resilience

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INFORM Climate Change Risk

With continued global warming induced by enhanced greenhouse gas concentrations, extreme weather and climate related risks are becoming increasingly...

Scientific tools

Global Human Settlement Layer Scientific Tool

The Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) project aims to produce and analyse global built-up surface, population density and human settlement thematic maps to understand human presence on Planet Earth.


The TRANSURANUS fuel performance code is a key instrument for the thermal, mechanical and neutron-physical analysis of a cylindrical fuel rod in...

Activities on this topic

Aviation security

Aviation security refers to the prevention of acts of unlawful interference against civil aviation, such as seizure of an aircraft or placing a...

Border Security

The JRC border security research supports the Commission's plans towards stronger external borders, improved border management, and information exchange.

Crisis management

Crisis management research at the JRC includes the development of crisis management technologies, satellite image processing and analysis and internet...

Drones, counter drones and autonomous systems

The development of drone (unmanned aircraft systems - UAS) services supported by a competitive industry can strongly support Europe and contribute to the post-COVID 19 recovery and to the future resilience of the EU economy.

Global safety and security

Global safety and security research at the JRC provides support to EU policies addressing global security and crisis management. Itincludes...

Nuclear safeguards and security

Nuclear safeguards and security measures aim to stop the proliferation of nuclear arms and illicit trafficking of nuclear and radiological materials...

Nuclear safety

Nuclear safety research at the JRC encompasses both the safety of the reactors and of nuclear fuel itself. Research includes initiatives such as theEU...

Preventing industrial accidents

The JRC supports efforts to protect citizens from the disaster risks, both accidental and deliberate, of hazardous industrial installations. This work...