Concept, Country Experiences, and Models for Switzerland
Author(s): Beat Habegger Publisher(s): Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zurich Date of publication: Feb 2009 Pages: 36
Description: Confronted with an increasingly interconnected and dynamically changing world, governments are developing new ways of thinking ahead and planning strategically to cope better with future threats and opportunities. This report on Horizon Scanning in Government presents an innovative approach to support governments in dealing with uncertainties and in envisaging and realizing the policies they desire. It outlines the concept and purpose of horizon scanning, reviews the experiences of the United Kingdom, Singapore, and the Netherlands, and develops perspectives for the establishment of horizon scanning in Switzerland.
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