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Thu, Mar 25, 2021

#65: Create a Federal Anticipatory Governance Framework

By: Anca Agachi What is the kernel of the issue? With COVID-19, the US has irrevocably entered a much more turbulent security environment featuring permanent disruption, complexity of threats, and accelerated secondary and tertiary consequences. Unless it focuses on identifying risks early or even preventing them, the US will be forced into a never-ending cycle […]

100 Ideas for the first 100 days

Mon, Mar 8, 2021

Agachi and Swyden in Just Security: Taking gender into account to better confront new security threats

Anca Agachi and Priya Swyden published a blog that examines the unbalanced impact of non-traditional threats on gender.

In the News by Anca Agachi and Priya Swyden

Coronavirus Resilience & Society

Tue, Dec 22, 2020

Build resilience for an era of shocks: NATO 20/2020 podcast

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

NATO 20/2020 by Anca Agachi

Climate Change & Climate Action Coronavirus

Anca Agachi is an associate 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.