CESS is an independent institute for research and training, based in Groningen, the Netherlands. CESS seeks to advance political development, democracy, human rights and in particular security, by helping governments and civil society face their respective challenges. CESS is an international, multidisciplinary and inclusive institute. Its work is part of the European quest for stability and prosperity, both within and outside Europe. CESS encourages informed debate, empowers individuals, fosters mutual understanding on matters of governance, and promotes democratic structures and processes.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: All male
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2022): Merijn Hartog
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2021): Merijn Hartog
Leader gender: Male