Daniel Golston

  • Associate Programme Officer, Action Against Terrorism Unit
  • OSCE

Daniel Golston is an Associate Programme Officer in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s (OSCE) Action against Terrorism Unit. He leads the portfolio on the protection of critical infrastructure and soft targets, collectively termed vulnerable targets. In this role, Daniel supports OSCE participating States to enhance their national and regional efforts to protect vulnerable targets through the facilitation of specialized guidance, technical assistance and opportunities for regional cooperation.

From 2019-2022, Daniel served as Policy Analyst for the CBRNE and Vulnerable Targets Sub-Directorate at INTERPOL’s Counter-Terrorism Directorate and INTERPOL’s Chair of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact Working Group on Emerging Threats and Critical Infrastructure Protection. He has also held posts in INTERPOL’s Chemical and Explosives Terrorism Prevention Unit, the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research’s (UNIDIR) Conventional Arms Control Programme and UNIDIR’s Emerging Security Threats Programme. He holds a MPhil in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge and a BA in International Relations from the University of British Columbia.


  • Emerging Threats against CI

    The ever changing nature of threats, whether natural, through climate change, or man-made through terrorism activities and insider threats, and coupled together with the latest challenges with cyber attacks from many directions, creates the need to continually review and update policies, practices and technologies to meet these growing demands. But what are those emerging threats, […]