Humanitarianism and civil– military relations in a post
... What then governs the role and mandates of diverse agencies involved
in humanitarian operations? And who sets the agenda and defines the
priority of actions that should be pursued? For Chisholm, the core
principles of humanitarianism remain central to the mandate of civilian
humanitarian actors, and ...
Opinions about Component Energetic Security
... in some distortion in terms of efficiency and economic efficiency, with greater effects on
national security by reducing economic competitiveness. The strategy based on market
economy principles, specialization and efficiency leads national efforts to maximize
economic growth and general prosperity, ...
The EU`s relationship with the United States of America
... Responses to these threats
The ESS states that “none of these new threats is purely military; nor can any be tackled by purely
military means”. It goes on to say that each threat “requires a mixture of instruments” to be
addressed. For example, terrorism may need to be addressed through “a mixture o ...
... consider transnational threats along side more traditional threats, as they both have the
potential to seriously disrupt our internal life. Of the numerous transnational threats in
the world today, global conventional terrorism, terrorism involving weapons of mass
destruction (particularly nuclear a ...
Concepts of Security
... fires some of the terrorists ( they believe they are freedom fighters) and those who turn on the State and use violence –
what is it that drives young Americans to shoot teachers and friends.
Critics of the concept argue that its vagueness undermines its effectiveness that it has become little more ...
Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Human Security
... and to strengthen our disease prevention systems; they are also shaped by social, economic
and environmental conditions, which if not addressed can impede our progress in this pivotal
Today in Latin America and the Caribbean – particularly in some countries or sub-regions – a
number of factors ...
... The Ivory Coast is a situation where the country was relatively stable and prosperous, a
country with a highly educated class, that found itself with a mutiny, and then found itself
in a conflict that is still indeterminate as to where this conflict will lead. This situation
indicates that the preve ...
U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY STUDIES
... 21st Century, it faces a multitude of new and unprecedented
threats to its national security interests. From the proven and
suspected weapons of mass destruction (WMD) programs
in North Korea, Iran, and Syria, to the ongoing War on Terrorism, the collective threats to U.S. national security are
Human security is an emerging paradigm for understanding global vulnerabilities whose proponents challenge the traditional notion of national security by arguing that the proper referent for security should be the individual rather than the state. Human security holds that a people-centred, multi-disciplinary understanding of security involving a number of research fields, including development studies, international relations, strategic studies, and human rights. The United Nations Development Programme's 1994 Human Development Report is considered a milestone publication in the field of human security, with its argument that insuring ""freedom from want"" and ""freedom from fear"" for all persons is the best path to tackle the problem of global insecurity.Critics of the concept argue that its vagueness undermines its effectiveness, that it has become little more than a vehicle for activists wishing to promote certain causes, and that it does not help the research community understand what security means or help decision makers to formulate good policies. In order for human security to challenge global inequalities, there has to be cooperation between a country’s foreign policy and its approach to global health. However, the interest of the state has continued to overshadow the interest of the people. For instance, Canada’s foreign policy, “three Ds”, has been criticized for emphasizing defense more than development.