Understanding the Human Security Approach

This explainer video presents why the Human Security Approach offers an important framework in achieving the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development.


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The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development emphasizes the interconnectivity and complexity of the challenges that face humanity and calls for a holistic approach that require the combined inputs of the United Nations system, in partnership with Governments, non-governmental entities, and the communities themselves to ensure a more inclusive and shared prosperity.

To this end, the Human Security Approach offers an important framework that can assist the United Nations system and its partners to assess, develop and implement integrated responses that result in more resilient societies where people are safe from chronic threats such as abject poverty, hunger, disease, violence and repression, while protected from sudden and hurtful disruptions in their daily lives. Watch this video to learn more.

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