The Center for Defence and Security focuses on advancing strategic thinking on issues of defence and security in the Horn of Africa region. The Center conducts multi-disciplinary analysis of defence and security challenges and opportunities in the region. The Center also aims to strengthen the region’s defence and security by conducting relevant research that impact Horn of Africa countries through high-quality research and policy recommendations. The Center publishes its research and activities in bulletins, policy briefs and books, holds workshops, seminars, conferences, roundtable discussions, consultative meetings, and media appearances. The Center provides in-house expertise, scholars, and practitioners on key issues in defence and security programs.