Human Security Research Centre Ghana (HSRCGh)

Month: July 2021

UNSG’s Plan of Action To Prevent Violent Extremism

“We need to pay attention to why individuals are attracted to violent extremist groups. I am convinced that the creation of open, equitable, inclusive and pluralist societies, based on the full respect of human rights and with economic opportunities for all, represents the most tangible and meaningful alternative to violent extremism and the most promising …

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Human Security News From Africa – 15/07/2021

West Africa: Advocacy of Multiple-Stakeholders On Implementation of ECOWAS, GBV, Child Rights Texts Commences The National Agency for Trafficking in Persons in partnership with the ECOWAS permanent mission has on Tuesday 13th July 2021 commenced training of stakeholders on Integrated In -Country Advocacy and Implementation of ECOWAS Gender Base Violence and Child Rights Texts in …

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Human Security is about Inclusiveness (Participatory decision making), social cohesion, peaceful coexistence, well-being and life in dignity. Human Security is about Protecting and empowering individuals & local communities from Vulnerability to Resilience (V2R). Human Security is about the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) the people against Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing, Crimes Against Humanity and Crimes …


Human Development and Human Security

The UNDP Human Development Report 1994 defines Human Development as “a process of widening the range of people’s choices”, it argues that human security denotes people’s ability to exercise those choices safely and freely and with the relative confidence that those choices would sustain. It identifies seven prospective sources that include most, but not necessarily all aspects of human security: economic security, food security, health security, environmental security, personal security, communal security, and political security. (UNDP 1994:22-33)

HSRCGh collaborates with NADMO

A delegation from the Human Security Research Centre, led by Brigadier General I. B. Quartey, Thursday July 8 2021 visited the National Disaster Management Organisation where they discussed ways of collaborating in the area of ensuring environmental security in Ghana. Brigadier General Quartey, 3rd from left, and Ms Charlotte Norman, NADMO Director Climate and Risk …

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Human Security News From Africa – 05/07/2021

Amnesty calls for independent probe into eSwatini killings by security forces MANZINI, Swaziland – Amnesty International has called for an independent investigation into the killing of civilians by security forces in the kingdom of eSwatini after days of riots last week. The international human rights body said it had confirmed the deaths of 20 civilians, …

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Human Security News From Outside Africa – 04/04/2021

Radicalization Of Women A Worrying Trend – Analysis A former part-time religious teacher and housewife in Singapore was detained in April this year for planning to Syria to join Islamic State (IS) group. In August last year, she was found to have been radicalised by her Malaysian husband and supported his intention to travel together …

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