- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
David Michel is a Senior Researcher with SIPRI’s Environment of Peace 2022 initiative. His work explores the cooperative opportunities and potential security risks posed by mounting pressures on the world’s shared natural resources, and the possibilities for collective institutions to meet global environmental challenges.
Prior to joining SIPRI in May 2020 he served as Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Climate and Security, Senior Manager in the Transboundary Water Management Department with the Stockholm International Water Institute, and as Director of the Environmental Security Program at the Stimson Center. He has advised the US Department of State and the National Intelligence Council on transboundary water governance, food security, and climate policy issues, and held fellowships with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy and the United States Institute of Peace.
Environmental security, transboundary water governance, climate change, collective action
Global; South Asia, particularly India and Pakistan; Southeast Asia; West Africa
The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, USA; École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, France; Yale University, USA