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Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies


The mission of the Centre for NTS Studies is to conduct research and produces policy-relevant analyses aimed at furthering awareness and building capacity to address NTS issues and challenges in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.

Additional Materials from Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies: Working Papers

Policy Briefs

Title: Impact of climate change on ASEAN food security: Downscaling analysis and response
Date: September 2013

Title: ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015: Opportunities and challenges for food security
Authors: Mely Caballero-Anthony, Paul Teng, Belinda Chng
Date: July 2013

Title: A new paradigm for food security: Robustness as an end goal
Authors: Paul Teng, Maria C.S. Morales
Date: July 2013

Title: Multilevel approaches to human security and conflict management: The Rohingya case
Authors: C.R. Abrar
Date: May 2013

Title: Advancing urban resilience in the face of environmental change
Date: May 2013

Title: Security implications of climate change: A case study of Bangladesh
Authors: A.N.M. Muniruzzaman
Date: April 2013

Title: The Lancang-Mekong River Basin: Reflections on cooperation mechanisms pertaining to a shared watercourse
Authors: Apichai Sunchindah
Date: February 2013

Title: Risk and resilience: Securing energy in insecure spaces
Date: January 2013

Title: Tackling urban and rural food wastage in Southeast Asia: Issues and interventions
Authors: Paul Teng, Sally Trethewie
Date: October 2012

Title: Would a Southeast Asian rice futures market be feasible, and what of food security?
Authors: Sally Trethewie
Date: May 2012

Title: In search of food security: Addressing opacity and price volatility in ASEAN's rice sector
Authors: Sally Trethewie
Date: March 2012

Title: Differentiated Policies: Indonesia's International Leadership and Internal Challenges
Authors: Alistair D.B. Cook
Date: June 2011

Title: Osama bin Laden is Dead
Authors: Rohan Gunaratna
Date: May 2011

Title: Food Production and Environmental Health in Southeast Asia: The Search for Complementary Strategies
Authors: J. Jackson Ewing
Date: May 2011

Title: Security Sector Governance and Conflict Management in Southeast Asia
Authors: Mark E. delas Alas
Date: April 2011

Title: Crafting Energy Security Cooperation in East Asia
Authors: Jochen Prantl
Date: April 2011

Title: Securing Food Futures in the Asia-Pacific: Human Securitising Regional Frameworks
Authors: Lorraine Elliott
Date: March 2011

Title: ASEAN Community Building: Towards a Comprehensive Framework for Civilian Protection in Southeast Asia
Authors: Mely Caballero-Anthony, Holly Haywood
Date: February 2011

Title: Southeast Asia and the Outcomes of the COP16
Authors: J. Jackson Ewing, Irene A. Kuntjoro
Date: January 2011

Title: Cheap but Costly: Constraints of Economic Development in the Coal Mining Industry
Authors: Sofiah Jamil, Lina Gong
Date: November 2010

Title: Examining Pandemic Responses in Asia
Authors: Li Hongyan, Ong Suan Ee
Date: October 2010

Title: Dependency and Complacency in the Energy Sector: Implications for Human Security
Date: October 2010

Title: Can Asia Learn from Brazil's Agricultural Success?
Authors: Margarita Escaler, Paul Teng
Date: October 2010

Title: Misdirected Development a Threat to Security – Analysis of Southeast Asia
Authors: Manpavan Joth Kaur, Lina Gong
Date: September 2010

Title: Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR): Reducing Human Vulnerabilities To Natural Disasters
Date: September 2010