The Centre for the Analysis of Foreign Policy and International Security of Catalonia – CAPESIC – is an independent and non-partisan e-think tank in the field of International Relations that was founded in Barcelona in September of 2016.
CAPESIC e-think tank is orientated to provide in-depth analysis and reports on foreign policy and international and security affairs to policymakers, members and committees of the Catalan Parliament, and organisations that take political decisions in these fields in Catalonia and abroad.
CAPESIC is also focused on the analysis and assessment of the Catalan foreign policy within the international system. The aim of CAPESIC is to organise public and private events with experts on these topics in Catalonia, as well.
Besides, CAPESIC wants to provide a new voice in the field of International Relations and strengthen the area of international security in Catalonia, to promote studies and analysis on foreign policy, international and security affairs in Catalan language, and to support Catalan analysts and researchers in these fields.
CAPESIC staff is composed of analysts, researchers and a network of contributors of various nationalities who are experts on international and security affairs, and regions of interest for Catalonia, its policymakers, nationals and residents.
E-think tank name (369.259), logo and publications are protected by the Spanish Trademark Act 17/2001.
Istituto di Alti Studi in Geopolitica e Scienze Ausiliarie (IsAG)
IsAG was founded in 2010 as an institution focused on geopolitics, strategic studies, and the analysis of Italian foreign policy. In 2013, it was recognised as an international actor and think tank by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. As such, the institute seeks to promote public diplomacy between Italy and other states.
IsAG’s activities include publishing the biannual academic journal Geopolitica. Furthermore, it cooperates with several Italian universities and is involved in the organisation of a master’s degree in Geopolitics and Global Security offered by Sapienza University of Rome.