Food Chain Security Pilot Study: Findings and Recommendations

The pilot study on Food Chain Security was launched in 2003 by the NATO Committee of the Challenges of Modern Society (CCMS) which was renamed Science for Peace and Security (SPS) under the leadership of Turkey


NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) and Regional Security in Central Asia
Toktogulov, Beishenbek; Tanrısever, Oktay Fırat; Department of International Relations (2007)
This thesis aims to discuss NATO’s Partnership for Peace (PfP) program in Central Asia in terms of its role in promoting regional security. It focuses on the evolution of the cooperation between NATO and its Central Asian partners within the framework of the NATO’s PfP program, as well as the Alliance’s vision of security in Central Asia. The thesis argues that although NATO is active in Central Asia with its PfP programs, its engagement with the Central Asian states is mainly motivated by its own global se...
Harmonization of Seismic Hazard and Risk Reduction in the Vrancea Zone: Scientific Results of a NATO Research Project
Zaicenco, A.; Craifaleanu, I. -G.; Paskaleva, I.; Ozcebe, G.; Lungu, D. (2010-10-08)
The paper presents some of the main scientific results achieved within the framework of a recently completed NATO Science for Peace and Security research project. The project aimed to harmonize the different seismic risk maps of Romania, Bulgaria, and the Republic of Moldova, and to develop standard maps in Eurocode 8 format, reflecting the real trans-boundary geophysical characteristics. In order to achieve these results, an important amount of research work in the field was carried out by the project team...
Asar, Hatice; Tanrısever, Oktay Fırat; Department of International Relations (2022-3-11)
This study aims to analyze the dynamics of conflict and cooperation in the Black Sea region by considering the naval security in the aftermath of 9/11 terror attack. In the line with this, the concept about naval security and naval strategy, historical evolution of the region with the geopolitical importance, current conflicts, and organizations for cooperation among littoral states have been analyzed. It is argued that even though the conflict has always existed throughout the history, cooperation is ...
Defending the Safety of the Global Food System: Advances in Food Security and Safety
Alpas, Hami (2011-05-19)
The recent food and financial crises developed from different underlying causes but intertwined in complex ways through their implications not only for financial and economic stability, food security, political security; but also for greater diligence in food defense against deliberate contamination with either economic or terrorist motives. Food security is a hot topic therefore; its disruption via environmental breakdown is an obvious cause for terrorism. The intentional contamination of the food supply p...
Identity and the Nur movement in Turkey: "trying to see the gray"
Wuthrich, Aimee M; Özdalga, Elisabeth; Department of Middle East Studies (2007)
This thesis analyzes the identity of the Nur movement in Turkey from the emic perspective on two levels, the group and the individual. Research was conducted through semi-structured, in-depth interviews with ten university students who identify themselves as Nur students. With regard to group identity, first, the emergence and function of the movement is considered in light of Norbert Elias's "Changes in the We-I Balance," concluding that the movement constitutes an important "survival unit" for the student...
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