Policy and Research

Centre for Knowledge Sovereignty (CKS) is engaged in research and policy consulting in a broad range of fields centering around technology and international affairs – Data Sovereignty, Cyber Security, Cyber Diplomacy, Disaster Management, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Cyber Resilience, Disruptive Technologies such as Blockchain, Drone Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, 3D Printing, amongst others. We draw on a multidisciplinary background to understand the complex relationship between technology, people, and processes.

CKS collaborates with technologists, corporate leaders, government officials, and domain experts to understand and prepare for the implications of advances in Cyber-Space, Biotechnology, and Artificial Intelligence. With our partners – and through publications, private workshops, briefings, and engagements – CKS develops conceptual models and policy innovations that governments and businesses can apply to manage the implications of technology.

Core Research Focus Areas:

  • Data Sovereignty;
  • Data Privacy and Protection;
  • Geospatial Technology and Sovereignty;
  • Cybersecurity;
  • Cyber Warfare;
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection;
  • Disruptive Technologies – Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, 3D Analytics, Drone Technology, etc;
  • Trade Agreements;
  • Geo-politics;
  • Sustainable Energy and Environment.