German Institute for International and Security Affairs

Founding Year: 1962

Staff: 140

Budget: € 15.5m (2019)

Stefan Mair (Director)

Is “Germany’s principal think tank in international relations and security studies.” It advises political decision-makers on international politics and foreign security policy, primarily the German government and Bundestag. It also provides consult on relevant international organizations such as the European Union, NATO and the United Nations.

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German Institute for International and Security Affairs contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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