Humanitarian Assistance

CSIS’s Humanitarian Agenda analyzes the successes and challenges of humanitarian crisis response across topical and regional focus areas within the center. This research is part of a unique partnership between CSIS and the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA).

Photo: ALFREDO ZUNIGA/AFP/Getty Images

Photo: ALFREDO ZUNIGA/AFP/Getty Images

The Global Fragility Act: Unlocking the Full Potential of Interagency Cooperation

The U.S. government has an opportunity to improve interagency cooperation under the Global Fragility Act through modest reforms to the current model. This increased cooperation will better stability and conflict prevention outcomes in the nine identified countries.

Brief by John Christianson , Courtney Stiles Herdt , and Ginny Nadolny — May 16, 2023

Past Events

Related Programs


Erol Yayboke
Director, Project on Fragility and Mobility and Senior Fellow, International Security Program
Jon B. Alterman
Senior Vice President, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and Director, Middle East Program
Will Todman
Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Middle East Program