Established in 1994, its mission is to facilitate security-related dialogue and cooperation within a high-quality network of international relations organizations, professionals and experts, and to provide open-source international relations and security-related tools and materials in accessible ways.
It accomplishes the above mission by:
- Facilitating policy debates and security-related dialogue;
- Being a driving IR and security-centered force in web-based content/data distribution and management;
- Raising the expertise of those institutions and individuals who benefit from the above endeavors through active knowledge sharing and collaboration.