Human Security in Post-Conflict Interventions [PTP.2014.27E]
The notion of human security first appeared as a post-Cold War attempt to transform the traditional understanding of security – framed in purely state-centric and militaristic terms – into a more comprehensive concept having as ultimate referent object the individual. Stemming from the acknowledgement of the complex character of contemporary violence, human security focuses on the protection of individual lives and recognizes that threats to human security can arise in non-military contexts and from sources other than the military.
The goal of the course is to present the concept of human security in terms of an organizing standard and to introduce the principles that inform the planning, implementation and evaluation of human security-oriented interventions in conflict and post-conflict settings.
- Explain the UN approach to human security;
- Examine the human security operational principles as applied to post-conflict peacebuilding;
- Present the specificities of a human security approach to analysis, mapping, planning and implementation of post-conflict interventions;
- Summarize the specificities of human security impact assessment.
Содержание и структура
- Module 1: Introduction to human security;
- Module 2: Operational principles of human security;
- Module 3: Application of human security to mapping, planning and implementation;
- Module 4: Application of human security to impact assessment.
- Greater depth of understanding of concepts;
- Broader knowledge base;
- Improved communication and interpersonal skills;
- Enhanced leadership skills;
- Increased creativity;
- Improved writing skills.
The course is designed for national and regional military and police personnel of every rank and function serving or interested in serving in peace operations.
- Have a sound understanding of the structure and functioning of a peace operation;
- Have a university degree in a relevant area with proven interest in human security (BA or equivalent) or the equivalent working experience in a relevant field (2 to 4 years);
- Have good command of English language (reading and writing);
- Be computer literate.
Please note that UNITAR PTP fellowships are awarded only to a small numbers of applicants from the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and are not differed or transferred to another course. You might wish to refer the UN-OHRLLS list by clicking here.
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