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Wed, Oct 14, 2020

Build resilience for an era of shocks

NATO needs a fourth core task to protect allied populations from nontraditional threats like COVID and climate change.

NATO 20/2020 by Jim Townsend and Anca Agachi

Climate Change & Climate Action Crisis Management

Thu, Sep 3, 2020

What world post COVID-19?: A conversation with Mr. John Raidt

Mr. John Raidt, security and public policy expert and practitioner, discusses political dysfunction in the US and the need for democratic renewal in light of the pandemic.

Blog Post by Peter Engelke, Anca Agachi

China Civil Society

Thu, Aug 20, 2020

What world post COVID-19?: A conversation with Dr. Conrad Tucker

Dr. Conrad Tucker, professor of mechanical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, explains how the pandemic is changing the conversations around higher education and emerging technologies.

Blog Post by Peter Engelke, Anca Agachi

Coronavirus Education

Anca Agachi is an assistant Director with the Foresight, Strategy and Risks (FSR) Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Her work in FSR focuses on security policy, emerging security threats, and transatlantic affairs. Anca’s experience and interests are at the intersection of security policy and development, shaped by the cross-cultural perspective of working and studying in Romania, Belgium, Russia, and the United States. Most recently, she worked for the EU’s European Defence Agency on defense capability development projects in the information security and space domains. Anca was a 2015-2016 United Nations Youth Representative for Romania, focusing extensively on the UN 2030 Agenda and sustainable development goals.

Anca holds a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, with a concentration in International Security Policy and a double specialization in Conflict Resolution and Africa. She holds a BA in International Relations and European Studies from the University of Bucharest, as well as a BA in International Business and Economics from the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies. Anca was selected as a 2018-2019 member of Columbia SIPA’s International Fellows Program, in addition to being a recipient of the P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship and AAUW International Fellowship. She is a member of WIIS Washington, DC. Anca is originally from Bucharest, Romania.