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2019, iss. 3, pp. 36-47
Human security in the Republic of North Macedonia: A necessity and a challenge
University of "Ss. Cyril and Methodious" - Skopje, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of Security, Defence and Peace, the Republic of North Macedonia
One of the most popular concepts nowadays is the concept of human security. It is a concept that has attempted to redeϐine the global security agenda and is perceived as a revolutionary act that shifts the focus of interest from the security of states to the security of the person, the security of the individual in the society. The idea of the concept is to establish human security by monitoring the indicators of human life disruption (economic security - freedom from poverty, unemployment; personal security, political security, etc.). The aim of the paper is to prove the necessity to develop the human security concept in the Republic of North Macedonia through scientiϐic elaboration and practical implementation. Therefore, the content of this paper is meant to analyze threats to human security, speciϐically through examples of poverty and unemployment, to differentiate separate categories of human insecurity and to show/point out that the concept of human security should be comprehensive and directed to the freedom from fear and freedom from poverty.
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article language: English
document type: unclassified
DOI: 10.18485/fb_ejhs.2019.3.2
published in SCIndeks: 29/03/2020

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