Human Security and Global Stability: The Role of Purposeful Leadership

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D. A. Wokocha


This paper examines the nexus between securing the human or individual and maintenance of international peace and stability. Over the years the issues of national or physical security have been given much concern with the subject of human security non-existent in some cases thereby putting global peace at risk. This work argues on the management of international peace through the lens of human security by weighing three major risks or threats towards peace. The paper concludes that human security in our contemporary world has become a key strategy to avoiding global risks and international security management and therefore, recommends the purposeful participation of leadership in integrating human society at all levels but, particularly at the national levels, to achieve sustainable peace and human security development. This would translate to global peace and stability. Data for this paper is qualitative in nature and as such relies on secondary sources and extensive literature review.

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