Category: Human Security

Human security is an emerging international paradigm for realizing global threats whose promoters contend that the appropriate referent for global security must be on the human as opposed to national level. Although there are many international instruments such as the United Nations (UN) and Red Cross that attempt to enhance human security, it is a limited response that fails to address the issues related to the lack of security for the human within the society. This article examines the relationship between human security and peace in different societies and civilizations. It concludes with a series of recommendations for future research.

According to the human security concept, human security is the only feasible route to promoting a peaceful transition and development in unstable regions where human beings are living in large numbers and interacting with each other. Human security also advocates that states should have the power to prevent internal strife and violence in its citizenry through control of human security. This concept does not deny the reality of international terrorism or the responsibility of states to protect their citizens from terrorism. However, it emphasizes that security must be equated with the control of internal turmoil within a country as this has been the major cause of major interstate conflicts and mass movements. The ability of a state to maintain order and discipline within its people is a key factor in determining its ability to promote and protect human security.

The human security concept also criticizes the way that human security is promoted by some organizations in the name of economic growth. This concept holds that there is nothing wrong with looking for profit in a way that infringes on the security interests of the human population. However, this particular criticism has been highlighted due to the consistent violations of human rights and mass abuses in different conflicts. Other human rights violations that are commonly associated with such business ventures include forced child labor and slave labor. One argument often put forth against this concept is that the promotion of human security can actually harm the economy.

This concept also criticizes the human security approach as being too nationalistic. It argues that there are other international relations strategies that can better address and counter human security concerns than the narrow focus of national security. The international focus of human security is seen as being the cornerstone of any sustainable peace and security rather than relying on the use of force as a means of conflict resolution. The human security concept advocates the use of diplomacy, multilateral organizations, and nonviolent civil resistance as the key drivers of promoting human security. The use of force should only be used as a last resort to respond to intolerable situations. The security interests of individual states should always take precedence over the security interests of the wider human society.

Many human security experts argue that focusing primarily on security and defense at the expense of promoting peace and stability can actually create more problems than it solves. A better approach might be to promote a mixture of both offensive and defensive tactics. This will enhance the likelihood that a country can survive periods of internal unrest and military conflict and at the same time maintain a large international military presence. Another human security concern is the lack of an appropriate and adequate response during and after natural disasters. A key role for international collaboration in addressing such issues has been seen as the most effective way of averting disaster and helping to rebuild.

There is no doubt that the human security concept is still evolving. It is highly debated by various academic scholars and security practitioners around the world. However, human security is seen as a critical issue that must be addressed to prevent and alleviate human suffering and preserve peace and security. Efforts to build consensus regarding this critical issue and related concepts can only serve to strengthen the United Nations and regional institutions.

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If you are interested in pursuing a degree in Information Technology from one of the many colleges that participate in the Summer Institute of Management Education (SIME) in Dublin, you will find that there is a great deal at risk if you are unable to complete your intended course. The cost of the Summer Academy and the application process are quite different in either case of students who apply by themselves or through external participants. For more details click here. Financial Assistance

The HUMSEC project has a dual objective of engaging young minds through its summer Academy program as well as assisting them in securing scholarships for higher education. However, it is a relatively new focal issue with some criminals being released into the community even after being convicted of committing aggravated burglary and other crimes. This has resulted in Dublin, becoming a much more violent city in recent years. For this reason, the society is now focused on reducing the levels of crime in an area in order to reduce the risks associated with crime and delinquency. As such, the HUMSEC is an extremely innovative tool that will allow gardai to focus their attention on tackling the most pressing issues in tackling crime in the country.

The Dublin UPC has also received criticism in some quarters due to the fact that it does not have any legal authority within the European Communities. However, the reality is that the project is designed to create a database of people wanted on international terrorism watch lists and is part of a wider strategy being implemented across the EU as a whole to counter the threat of transnational terrorist organisations. It is estimated that more than 100 people from the western Balkan region are fighting with IS. This figure has been provided by members of the Balkan peace-keeping force. While it may be difficult to put a finger on which group is responsible for these figures, there is no doubt that the exponential growth of IS in the Balkan region has created new vulnerabilities for the EU and its citizens.

In line with this, the need for more efficient transnational terrorism watch lists is now essential in order to counter the threat posed by IS. As such, the Dublin UPC meets these needs in many ways. First, the database is far more extensive than what is currently available in relation to other countries. As well as containing national identities and profiles of people wanted for committing offences, the database also includes details of military personnel, including photographs, and national databases of criminal records. The aim is to increase the access that the judicial system and law enforcement agencies have to the information contained in the database so that they can use it to successfully counter the threat from transnational terrorist groups.

Another way in which the HUMSEC can contribute to the fight against international terrorism is through the development of a number of cross borders cooperation arrangements between the EU and its external neighbours. The most notable of these is the so-called euro Mediterranean watch, which covers the countries of the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia. By encouraging greater cooperation between these countries, the Union is effectively encouraging its neighbourhood to work closely with the Union, cooperate in the exchange of information, and cooperate in the prevention of transnational crime, which is a significant driver of increased terrorist activity. The major projects currently underway in this field include the European Network Against Extortion, or EURAE, the Mediterranean Euro policing initiative, and the European Cybercrime Centre. The latter will allow for the exchange of information across the different cyber crime domains, the construction of crime prevention capacities at EU member states’ frontieriers, and the development of cyber safety awareness campaigns.

Although the HUMSEC is not expected to in any way replace the Union’s Counter-terrorism acting body or the EU’s justice and interior policy, it can serve as a model for the international cooperation that the Union may wish to initiate in response to the increasing number of attacks committed by international terrorists. For example, the project has the potential to provide a template for other international action, such as the creation of a database, or a standard protocol for exchanging information. The potential use of such a database could help to build a more comprehensive international cooperative effort to fight international terrorism, which will be welcomed by all those involved. And perhaps most importantly, the establishment of a European counter-extremism platform will provide a vital platform for dialogue between EU member states, which will in turn provide a counterbalance to the growing isolationist tendencies currently taking place in the western alliance.

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The Summer Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (SIEst) offers two programs – the Summer Academy and the Summer Science and Technology Track. The program process and the costs of both the Academy and the Track are quite different in the case of candidates appointed either by a HUMSEC project sponsor or by external participants. For detailed information click here. Financial Assistance. The scholarships are allotted, in restricted numbers, to eligible participants from various countries, such as Croatia.

The main objective of the HUMSEC program is the promotion of European training and innovation by providing financial assistance to Croatian institutions for the conduct of research centres in HUMSEC countries. The Summer Academy aims at training students for positions in national research centres of the host country. The Summer Science and Technology Track aim at preparing students for a career in the field of criminal organizations, criminology, forensic science or law enforcement. On the one hand, the Summer Academy aims at providing the basic knowledge required for working in international settings and on the other to provide the hands-on skills that are necessary for working in these settings. The Summer Science Track also aims at preparing students for a career in forensic science or criminal organizations. The Summer Academy program is conducted by a renowned institution based in Zadar, Croatia, with branches spread throughout the rest of Croatia and in several Middle Eastern countries as well.

The Summer Academy is one of the largest transnational programmes of its kind. Many member institutions of the Summer Research Centre to conduct the program from a single campus located in Zadar. The overall number of participants of this program is close to twenty five thousand people from over twenty countries. Almost half of these participants come from Europe, North America, Asia and Latin America. This large participant concentration gives a great weightage to the transnational character of the Summer Research Centre. The other major centre associated with the Summer Academy is the European Training Programme (ETP), which has a similarly wide participant concentration.

The main aim of both the Summer Research Centre and the Summer Academy is the promotion of cooperation and information sharing among different civil society groups, academic agencies, governmental departments, industry sectors and other relevant international organisations and key players in the international terrorism and criminal organisations prevention, response, protection and response programme. They work together in developing a common agenda, strategy, shared projects and action plans for the various projects that are part of the larger international terrorism prevention, response, protection and response programme. The main objectives of both the Summer Research Centre and the Summer Academy are focused on the promotion of closer cooperation, information sharing, counter-radicalisation strategies against transnational terrorist groups, human cargo and other international criminals that have entered the Croatia national borders. They also work towards improving the counter-extremist capacities of Croatian security services.

The HRD/OIOSPO project is a part of the EU Global Strategy on countering transnational terrorist activities and the Counter Terrorist Knowledge Exchange (CTIQ). This was co-chaired by the EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Vera Cincerra; the Italian Minister of Education, Stefano Gabbana and the British Foreign Office’s counter-extremism director, Sir Mark Walcott. The HRD stands for Human Resource Development and coordination of the counter-extremist Knowledge Exchange; the CTSI or the Centre for Terrorism Intelligence Studies is for Counter Terrorist Information Sharing; while the European Training Centre is for disseminating training materials on countering foreign terrorist activities in the Croatian Market and in the rest of the EU. The HRD is co-chaired by the former Italian Minister of Economy, Angelino Alfano and the former Spanish Minister of Justice, Francisco da Silva Reza. The EU Global Strategy is co-chaired by the Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Pacotti and the German Foreign Minister, Schoeckenhofer.

The HRD stands for Human Resource Development and coordination of the counter-extremist Knowledge Exchange; the CTSI or the Centre for Terrorism Intelligence Studies is for counter-extremist information sharing; the European Training Centre is for disseminating training materials on countering foreign terrorist activities in the Croatian market and elsewhere in the EU. The HRD supports capacity-building and social inclusion for persons from the low-income group, women, tribal minorities, artisan workers, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and other socially challenged groups, especially those in the west and Asia. The Human Resources and Sport (HRAS) department is co-chaired by the former Croatian minister of Sports, Mr Ivan Kastanovic, and the former Spanish sports minister, Mr Paco Pena, and is implementing a program called “ociobrenal” which is an exchange of cultural and sporting activities organised by its partner institutions in the east and south of the country. The EU Global Strategy co-chaired by Mrs Cincerra, the Italian Minister of Education, Ms Costa and Mr Walcott is focussed on reducing the transnational and multi-cultural terrorism, which is threatening peace and security in the EU and its neighbouring regions.

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