International Partnerships

International Partnerships

Established in 2007, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) International Partnerships Office develops strong partnerships with international governments and organizations to strengthen Homeland Security's knowledge of security threats.

In order to provide the most innovative research and development opportunities, S&T strives to promote global security and anti-terrorism through international activities by partnering with:

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Goals and Objectives


  1. Enhance homeland security capabilities that reduce of risk and improve resilience for to the U.S. and partner countries
  2. Establish enduring relationships to provide access to innovative international research and development (R&D) knowledge, funding, and other unique capabilities

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  • Identify international engagement opportunities for homeland security research
  • Develop and implement high-quality engagement activities
  • Monitor scientific research relevant to existing and emerging homeland security challenges

S&T's International Partners

S&T manages partnerships with 13 international nations and organizations on a variety of homeland security and first responder topics.

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Contact Us!

For more information, contact us via email us at SandT.InternationalPrograms@HQ.DHS.GOV.

Check out our International Engagement Strategy for more information on S&T's international activities! 



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