The Oxford Research Group ( is a well-known institution in the arena of security and the construction of peace and development, among other areas. The list of its collaborators in its various programmes is truly impressive: an example of this is the team of twenty people committed to the programme on human security and the Middle East.

Recently, a new website was launched on the eighth anniversary of 11 September 2001 - ( which is a platform helping to understand the real threats to the planet in the twenty-first century, as well as the policies that must be implemented to confront the profound causes - the roots - of these threats. Its objective is therefore to make the best thought and the best analysis from as sources as varied as possible accessible to everyone.

In specific terms, the website is organised around four interconnected factors and/or forced behind global insecurity:

  • Climate change
  • Competition for natural resources
  • International militarization
  • Poverty and social exclusion